Actochelidon

(syn. Thalasseus Ϯ Sandwich Tern T. sandvicensis) Gr. ακτη aktē, ακτης aktēs  coast, seashore; χελιδων khelidōn, χελιδονος khelidonos  swallow; "Strandschwalbe. Actochelidon*).  (Sterna cantiaca.)  ... *) Aκτη, das Ufer und Xελιδων, die Schwalbe" (Kaup 1829).    Var. Aetochelidon (Gr. αετος aetos  eagle), Aetochelinon.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 January 2019).