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The great crested tern (Thalasseus bergii) belongs to the family Laridae under the order Charadriiformes.

Great crested tern taxonomy

The family Laridae was first described by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815. The laridae comprises about 100 species arranged in 22 genera (including genus Thalasseus).

The genus Thalasseus was first introduced by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist, ornithologist and lawyer, in the year 1822.

The genus Thalasseus includes seven species, viz., Thalasseus maximus, Thalasseus bergii, Thalasseus bengalensis, Thalasseus bernsteini, Thalasseus sandvicensis, Thalasseus acuflavidus and Thalasseus elegans.

The species Thalasseus bergii was first described by Martin Hinrich Carl Lichtenstein (10 January 1780 – 2 September 1857), a German physician, explorer, botanist and zoologist, in the year 1823. The Thalasseus bergii is polytypic and includes five recognized subspecies.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Thalasseus bergii
Species:T. bergii
Genus:Thalasseus
Subfamily:-
Family:Laridae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
1.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii 270
Photo by C Watts

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2.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
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3.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
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5.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
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7.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
Photo by JJ Harrison

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9.Great crested tern - Thalasseus bergii
by Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer

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1.Great crested tern image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/watts_photos/28492937976/ (cropped)
Author: C Watts | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 1/23/18
2.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
3.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kookr/3040113557/ (cropped)
Author: David Cook | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 1/23/18
4.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/outdoor_birding/20733010699/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: 孫鋒 林 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 1/23/18
5.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/outdoor_birding/20910059242/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: 孫鋒 林 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 1/23/18
6.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/atom-uk/8058605252/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Andrew Thomas | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 1/23/18
7.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adult_and_Juvenile_Thalasseus_bergii_Bruny_Island.jpg (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 2.5 as on 1/23/18
8.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gregthebusker/3312871166/ (cropped)
Author: Greg Schechter | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 1/23/18
9.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thalasseus_bergii_MWNH_0382.JPG (cropped)
Author: Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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