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Right Ulna (Lower Arm Bone ) of the Greater Crested Tern Sterna bergii (MCZ 345022)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Sternidae - Sterna - Sterna bergii
Species Description
The Greater Crested Tern, Thalasseus bergii, is a seabird in the tern family. It is a large tern with a long yellow bill, a glossy black crest, and black legs. Fish make up 90% of the prey items. Like all members of the of the genus Thalasseus, it feeds by plunge diving for fish in marine environments. The adult is 18-19 inches in length, contains a 49-51 inch wingspan, and weighs 325-397 g. It nests in dense colonies on coastlines and islands. The Greater Crested Tern is closely related to the Royal and Lesser Crested Tern, but is clearly distinguished by size and bill color.
Specimen Information
Species Sterna bergii (Greater Crested Tern)
Element Right Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )
Specimen Number MCZ 345022
Sex
Location Australia, Vic. Portland, Portland Bay
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 208612
Number of Data Polygons 104396
Date Scanned July 20, 2011
Scan Technician Ariana Masi
Edited By Ariana Masi
 
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Other Sterna bergii (Greater Crested Tern) Elements
Specimen Element
MCZ 345022 Mandible (Jawbone )
MCZ 345022 Left Femur (Left Upper Leg Bone)
MCZ 345022 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
MCZ 345022 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
MCZ 345022 Right Femur (Right Femur)
MCZ 345022 Left Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )
MCZ 345022 Right Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Right Middle Leg Bones)
MCZ 345022 Left Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Left Middle Leg Bones)
MCZ 345022 Left Radius (Lower Arm Bone)
MCZ 345022 Right Radius (Lower Arm Bone )
MCZ 345022 Furcula (Wishbone)
MCZ 345022 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
MCZ 345022 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
MCZ 345022 Sternum (Breast Bone)
MCZ 345022 Cranium (Skull)
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