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Migratory movements of the arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean.

Finn Salomonsen

Migratory movements of the arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean.

by Finn Salomonsen

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Published by (Munksgaard) in København .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arctic tern.,
  • Birds -- Migration.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [40]-42.

    SeriesDet Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab. Biologiske meddelelser, bd. 24, nr. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS281 .D212 bd. 24, nr. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5655832M
    LC Control Number68098882

    This treatment of the subject shows how comparisons across taxa can in fact illuminate migratory life cycles and the relation of migration to other movements. The book thus takes an integrated ecological perspective, focusing on migration as a biological phenomenon. The work is divided into four parts, each with a brief introductory section.2/5(1). The Arctic tern flies the longest route of any bird in the world, when it migrates from the Arctic to the Antarctic each year. During its life, an Artic tern .

    The Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea is the epitome of such behavior; despite its small size . The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library. This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list.

      () -- New information on bird migration is revealed by an international team of scientists who have confirmed that the Arctic tern . arctic tern facts Basics. Average Weight: 95 to g ( - oz), Average Length: 33 to 39 cm long (13 - inches), wingspan 66 - 77 cm (26 - 30 inches). Breeding Season: April/May in the Arctic summer, when the young have fledged and become independent, they then fly to Antarctica (including the juveniles) where they winter during the Antarctic summer before flying back .


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Migratory movements of the arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean by Finn Salomonsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Migratory movements of the arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean. [Finn Salomonsen]. Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.

Many species of bird migrate. Migration carries high costs in predation and mortality, including from hunting by humans, and is driven primarily by availability of occurs mainly in the northern hemisphere, where birds are funneled on to specific.

The Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) is a tern in the family bird has a circumpolar breeding distribution covering the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Europe, Asia, and North America (as far south as Brittany and Massachusetts).The species is strongly migratory, seeing two summers each year as it migrates along a convoluted route from its northern breeding Family: Laridae.

By moving continually between the Arctic summer and the Antarctic summer, the Arctic tern sees more daylight than other animal on Earth. Arctic terns feed in shallow coastal waters on small fish such as sand-eels, and nest on beaches and offshore islands.

Arctic Terns Sterna paradisaea from The Netherlands migrate record distances across three oceans to Wilkes Land, East Antarctica.

Ardea VIEW Salomonsen, F. Migratory movements of the Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean. Biol. Medd. Dan. Vid. Selsk. VIEW. About the author.

A tiny bird from the Farne Islands off Northumberland has clocked up the longest migration ever recorded. The Arctic tern’s meandering journey to Antarctica and back saw it clock up 59, miles.

The Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea is the epitome of such behavior; despite its small size (Cited by: Arctic Tern Facts Most notably, the lovely Arctic Tern holds a unique distinction within the animal kingdom. That's because this seabird ranks as the most highly migratory of any known species.

In fact, it spends the majority of its life in the air. Further, its migration patterns show a high degree of convolution, generating enormous distances traveled. ♥ Book Title: Migratory Movements of the Arctic Tern (Sterna Paradisaea Pontoppidan) in the Southern Ocean ♣ Name Author: Finn Salomonsen ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: UCSC ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total 42 sheet ♮ News id: bX4aAQAAIAAJ Download File Start Reading.

Seven attractive Arctic tern facts. Because of their migratory pattern, Arctic terns see two summers every year and get more daylight than any other animal in the world.

Arctic terns have one of the longest-known migratory routes of all animals. Terns that nest in the Netherlands can travel o km (55, miles) per year. The Voyage of the Arctic Tern is a children's verse novel written by Hugh Montgomery and illustrated by Nick Poullis.

It tells the story of an ancient ship and its captain, who seeks redemption because he has been cursed with eternal life. The Voyage of the Arctic Tern was Montgomery's first book. An important feature is the rapid molt of flight feathers by adult Arctic Terns during this period.

In adjacent areas are several similar species, particularly the resident Antarctic Tern (S. vittata). In breeding areas, the Arctic Tern in North America has received less attention than the Common Tern, which has very similar behavior.

Bird migration is one of the great wonders of the natural world. A huge variety of birds make the journey: the tiny Rufous Hummingbird migrates up and down the North American continent, while the Arctic Tern, BirdLife’s emblem, migrates from pole to pole.

In fact, roughly one in five bird species migrate. Birds know no borders. The arctic tern is a slender bird with narrow wings and short legs. This small but mighty flyer is well known for its long-distance migration, traveling each year from one end of the world to the other and back.

The arctic tern's wingspan ranges between 25. A small, slender gray-and-white bird with angular wings, the Arctic Tern is well known for its long yearly migration. It travels from its Arctic breeding grounds to Antarctica where it enjoys the Antarctic summer, covering aro miles.

Breeding birds sport a full black cap, short red legs, and a red bill. Arctic Terns are social birds, foraging in groups and nesting on the ground.

Many arctic terns spend winter in the pack ice of the Antarctic Ocean, but some probably remain in waters off western and southern Africa. Travelling this long distance twice a year, and in addition undertaking extensive movements in the Antarctic Ocean during the austral summer, means that the arctic tern has the longest migration of all birds.

The Arctic tern is an incredible traveller. Look beyond that jaunty black hat, the lipstick red stockings, and a fame for pooping on tourists visiting their summer residence, and you will. Bird Migration and Global Change: The Birds and the Issues. Birds are the most mobile of vertebrates.

Whether they fly, swim, or run, their ability to cover great distances quickly enables many species to exploit different areas at different seasons in the annual cycle and at different stages in their life : Request PDF | On Jan 1,Jeremy J.

Hatch and others published Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. The Arctic tern's extraordinary pole-to-pole migration has been detailed by an international team of scientists.

The researchers fitted the birds with tiny tracking devices to see precisely which routes the animals took on thkm (43, miles) round trip. An Arctic tern equipped with a geolocator in returns to the breeding site at Sand Island in Northeast Greenland the following year, after having completed a round-trip migration of more than.In addition, changes, now taking place in Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems, will definitely affect Arctic terns.

Population number. The total population of Arctic tern is officially estimated by IUCN, counting up to 2 million individuals. Thus, in Russia only, breeding pairs and migrating individuals have been estimated.

"A high-tech tracking survey has revealed that the annual migration of the Arctic tern is the longest in the animal kingdom – with some birds flying the .