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  • The Sandwich tern, S.
  • Selby, properly belonging, at least in the Fame Islands, to the species known by the book-name of Sandwich tern, all the others being those called sea-swallows - a name still most commonly given to the whole group throughout Britain from their long wings, forked tail and marine habit.
  • 2 Linnaeus's diagnosis of his Sterna hirundo points to his having had an " arctic " tern before him; but it is certain that he did not suspect that specific appellation (already used by other writers for the " common " tern) to cover a second species.
  • At least half-a-dozen other species have been recorded as occurring in British waters, and among them the Caspian tern, S.
  • Another, the gull-billed tern, S.
 

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