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Order
Family
Species
Population
Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Gaviiformes
Gaviidae
Gavia adamsii (Yellow-billed Loon)
Northern Europe (win) 1994 - 2010 1,000 - 8,000 Best guess [R668] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 100 2012 [S7055]
North America 0 - 0 16,000 - 16,000 No quality assessment [R204] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 160 2012 [S7056]

References

  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R204 - Earnst, S.L. 2004. Status Assessment and Conservation Plan for the Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii). US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004 - 5258. 42p.

Notes

  • S7055 - The European wintering population is estimated at 1,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2015). The whole Russian breeding population is estimated at 8,000 individuals (US Fish and Wildlife Service 2009). It is unknown what proportion of these birds actually winter on European waters.
  • S7056 - 206 estimates 16,000. 695 estimated 4,000-5,000 pairs (12,000-15,000 individuals).



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