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Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone) of the Roseate Tern Sterna dougalli (MCZ 337064)

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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Sternidae - Sterna dougalli
Species Description
The Roseate Tern, a small to medium-sized bird, is native to islands and coastlines. This bird is a little over one foot in length and has a two foot wingspan. The Roseate Tern feeds by plunge-diving into the water to retrieve fish. Its environment in mainly marine, and it is less often associated with fresh water habitats. When breeding, the Roseate tern seldom lays more than two eggs and is not very protective of its young. Other terns in the vicinity take some responsibility for the young.
Specimen Information
Species Sterna dougalli (Roseate Tern)
Element Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
Specimen Number MCZ 337064
Sex Male
Geological Age Recent
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 33272
Number of Data Polygons 16660
Date Scanned July 05, 2011
Scan Technician Ariana Masi
Edited By Ariana Masi

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Other Sterna dougalli (Roseate Tern) Elements
Specimen Element
MCZ 337064 Mandible (Jawbone )
MCZ 337064 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
MCZ 337064 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
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