Definition of Sterna fuliginosa. Meaning of Sterna fuliginosa. Synonyms of Sterna fuliginosa

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Definition of Sterna fuliginosa

Sterna fuliginosa
Sooty Soot"y, a. [Compar Sootier; superl. Sootiest.] [AS. s?tig. See Soot.] 1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. ``Fire of sooty coal.' --Milton. 2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. ``The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.' --Milton. Sooty albatross (Zo["o]l.), an albatross (Ph[oe]betria fuliginosa) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also nellie. Sooty tern (Zo["o]l.), a tern (Sterna fuliginosa) found chiefly in tropical seas.
Sterna fuliginosa
Egg-bird Egg"-bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of tern, esp. the sooty tern (Sterna fuliginosa) of the West Indies. In the Bahama Islands the name is applied to the tropic bird, Pha["e]thon flavirostris.

Meaning of Sterna fuliginosa from wikipedia

- described by Carl Linnaeus in 1766 as Sterna fuscata, bearing this name for many years until the genus Sterna was split up. It is now known as Onychoprion...
- place for pelagic birds such as the sooty tern (Sterna fuliginosa), the greater crested tern (Sterna bergii) and the brown noddy (Anous stolidus). The...
- be a breeding ground for pelagic birds, including the sooty tern (Sterna fuliginosa) and brown noddy (Anous stolidus), which were formerly found in great...
- History Society. 19 (4): 994. Baker, E. C. S. (1912). "The Sooty Tern (Sterna fuliginosa) in Cachar". Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 21 (2):...
- Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii - Aus White-fronted tern, Sterna striata - Aus Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana - Aus Common tern, Sterna hirundo - Aus...
- Chlidonias hybrida (A) Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii (A) Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana Common tern, Sterna hirundo Great crested tern, Thal****eus...
- (V) White-fronted tern, Sterna striata Common tern, Sterna hirundo (V) Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (V) Antarctic tern, Sterna vittata (V) Great crested...
- tern, Sterna hirundo Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea South American tern, Sterna hirundinacea Antarctic tern, Sterna vittata...
- Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii White-fronted tern, Sterna striata Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea...
- ground-finch, Geospiza septentrionalis (E) Small ground-finch, Geospiza fuliginosa (E) Medium ground-finch, Geospiza fortis (E) Genovesa cactus-finch, Geospiza...