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Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Charadriiformes
Laridae
Gelochelidon nilotica (Common Gull-billed Tern)
nilotica, West & Central Asia/South-west Asia 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R519] [R1422] [R1478] [R1330] [R63] [R1479] 2006 - 2015 UNC Poor [R1548] 250 2018 [S8429]
Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern)
Caspian (bre) 1990 - 2000 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 250 2018 [S8430] [T7061]
Baltic (bre) 2005 - 2012 4,950 - 6,150 Census based [R1549] 1998 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 50 2018 [P2434] [S8981] [T7062]
Black Sea (bre) 2002 - 2013 3,000 - 8,000 Best guess [R1549] 1998 - 2012 STA Reasonable [R1549] 50 2018 [P2435] [S8982] [T7063]
West Africa (bre) 2003 - 2014 45,000 - 60,000 Expert opinion [R1359] [R1371] [R1514] [R1519] 1997 - 2015 STA/INC? Poor [R1548] [R1371] [R1546] 520 2018 [S8596] [T7060]
Southern Africa (bre) 2013 - 2013 1,900 - 2,000 Census based [R1501] [R1548] 2006 - 2015 STA/INC? Reasonable [R1548] 20 2018 [P1148] [S8980] [T7059]
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)
hybrida, Western Europe & North-west Africa (bre) 2004 - 2012 31,000 - 35,000 Census based [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 330 2018 [S8993] [T7075]
hybrida, Black Sea & East Mediterranean (bre) 2000 - 2013 160,000 - 260,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 2000 2018 [S8994] [T7076]
hybrida, Caspian (bre) 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] -1 - -1 Unknown No idea 1000 2018 [S8447]
delalandii, Eastern Africa (Kenya & Tanzania) 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 15,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 120 2018 [P1280]
delalandii, Southern Africa (Malawi & Zambia to South Africa) 2001 - 2001 5,000 - 15,000 Best guess [R190] 2003 - 2012 STA/INC? Reasonable [R1602] 85 2018 [T7205]
Chlidonias leucopterus (White-winged Tern)
Eastern Europe & Western Asia/Africa 1999 - 2000 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1569] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 FLU Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 30000 2018 [S9143] [T7077]
Chlidonias niger (Black Tern)
niger, Europe & Western Asia/Atlantic coast of Africa 2000 - 2013 280,000 - 580,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1485] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1549] [R1485] 4000 2018 [S8995] [T7078]
Sterna dougallii (Roseate Tern)
gracilis, North Arabian Sea (Oman) 1984 - 2005 120 - 150 Expert opinion [R1330] 1980 - 2010 DEC Poor [R1330] 1 2018 [P1195] [S8210] [T6213]
dougallii, Europe (bre) 2006 - 2012 6,800 - 8,650 Census based [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 75 2018 [S8986] [T7208]
dougallii, East Africa 1999 - 2004 10,000 - 20,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 140 2018 [P1192] [S8635] [T7206]
dougallii, Southern Africa and Madagascar 1997 - 2004 8,400 - 10,500 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 90 2017 [P2466] [S9100] [T7207]
gracilis, Seychelles & Mascarenes 1995 - 2000 5,000 - 6,000 Expert opinion 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 55 2018 [P2467] [S9101] [T7209]
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)
hirundo, Southern & Western Europe (bre) 1997 - 2012 170,000 - 220,000 Census based [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Reasonable [R1549] 1800 2018 [S8987] [T7071]
hirundo, Northern & Eastern Europe (bre) 1990 - 2013 760,000 - 1,600,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1502] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 11000 2018 [S8988] [T7210]
hirundo, Western Asia (bre) 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2018
Sterna repressa (White-cheeked Tern)
W South Asia, Red Sea, Gulf & Eastern Africa 1990 - 2008 275,000 - 400,000 Expert opinion [R1330] [R1345] [R1431] [R1371] 1970 - 2010 UNC Poor [R1330] [R1345] [R1431] 3300 2018 [S8702] [T6442]
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)
Western Eurasia (bre) 1990 - 2013 2,000,000 - 5,000,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1580] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor 31000 2018 [P1219] [S8989] [T7072]
Sterna vittata (Antarctic Tern)
vittata, P.Edward, Marion, Crozet & Kerguelen/South Africa 2001 - 2003 6,700 - 8,000 Expert opinion [R196] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 0 2018
tristanensis, Tristan da Cunha & Gough/South Africa 2003 - 2003 2,400 - 4,500 Expert opinion [R636] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 0 2018
Thalasseus bengalensis (Lesser Crested Tern)
bengalensis, Red Sea/Eastern Africa 1980 - 2010 215,000 - 250,000 Expert opinion [R1428] [R1429] [R1430] [R1330] [R1371] 2006 - 2015 UNC Poor [R1548] 2300 2018 [P1169] [S8431]
bengalensis, Gulf/Southern Asia 0 - 0 286,000 - 286,000 Expert opinion [R1330] [R1431] 2003 - 2012 INC Poor [R1345] [R1431] 2900 2018 [S8432] [T6430]
emigratus, S Mediterranean/NW & West Africa coasts 2006 - 2010 6,000 - 7,000 Census based [R1512] 2006 - 2010 STA Good [R1512] 65 2018 [P1168] [S8706] [T7064]
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)
sandvicensis, Western Europe/West Africa 2000 - 2012 160,000 - 186,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 1700 2018 [S8983] [T7066]
sandvicensis, Black Sea & Mediterranean (bre) 1998 - 2013 62,000 - 221,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA/FLU Reasonable [R1549] 1100 2018 [S8984] [T7067]
sandvicensis, West & Central Asia/South-west & South Asia 1985 - 1991 110,000 - 110,000 Best guess 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1100 2018 [S8985]
Thalasseus maximus (Royal Tern)
albidorsalis, West Africa (bre) 2003 - 2005 255,000 - 315,000 Expert opinion [R1514] [R1371] [R1359] [R1519] 2003 - 2011 STA/FLU Good [R1514] [R1515] [R1371] [R1519] 2800 2018 [S8708] [T6747]
Thalasseus bergii (Greater Crested Tern)
velox, Red Sea & North-east Africa 1990 - 2010 15,000 - 20,000 Census based [R1330] [R1405] [R1500] [R1371] 0 - -1 Unknown No idea 170 2018 [P1175] [S8433]
bergii, Southern Africa (Angola - Mozambique) 1994 - 1996 15,000 - 25,000 Expert opinion [R1371] [R317] [R196] [R1513] 1994 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 200 2018 [P1172] [S8707]
bergii, Madagascar & Mozambique/Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 7,500 - 10,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1993 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] 85 2018 [P1173] [T7069]
thalassinus, Eastern Africa & Seychelles 2001 - 2001 1,300 - 1,700 Expert opinion [R190] 1995 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] 15 2018 [P1174]
Stercorariidae
Stercorarius longicaudus (Long-tailed Jaeger)
longicaudus, N Europe & W Siberia/S Atlantic 1994 - 2013 85,000 - 194,000 Best guess [R1357] 2000 - 2012 STA/FLU Poor [R1549] 1300 2018 [S8213] [T7211]
Catharacta skua (Great Skua)
N Europe/N Atlantic 1985 - 2012 50,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R1357] 2002 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 500 2018 [S8212] [T7212]
Alcidae
Fratercula arctica (Atlantic Puffin)
Hudson bay & Maine E to S Greenland, Iceland, Bear Is, Norway to S Novaya Zemlya 2005 - 2013 12,000,000 - 15,000,000 Expert opinion [R1357] 2003 - 2013 DEC? Reasonable [R1357] 134000 2018 [T6228]
NE Canada, N Greenland, to Jan Mayen, Svalbard, N Novaya Zemlya 1998 - 2010 35,000 - 35,000 Expert opinion [R1357] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea [R1357] 350 2018 [S8226]
Faeroes, S Norway & Sweden, Britain, Ireland, NW France 1987 - 2013 3,500,000 - 3,500,000 Expert opinion [R1357] 2002 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1549] [R1613] [R1614] 35000 2018 [S8227] [T7213]
Cepphus grylle (Black Guillemot)
grylle, Baltic Sea 2011 - 2013 46,000 - 46,000 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2006 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 460 2018 [S9102] [T7214]
mandtii, Arctic E North America to Greenland, Jan Mayen & Svalbard E through Siberia to Alaska 1984 - 2013 367,000 - 400,000 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor [R1357] [R1549] 3800 2018 [S9103] [T7215]
arcticus, N America, S Greenland, Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, White Sea 1998 - 2012 720,000 - 810,000 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2002 - 2012 STA? Reasonable 7600 2018 [S9104] [T7216]
islandicus, Iceland 2000 - 2013 21,300 - 40,500 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2000 - 2010 DEC Poor [R1549] 370 2018 [S9105] [T7217]
faeroeensis, Faeroes 1987 - 1987 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1357] -1 - -1 Unknown No idea [R1357] 1000 2018 [S9111]
Alca torda (Razorbill)
torda, E North America, Greenland, E to Baltic & White Seas 1998 - 2013 187,000 - 207,000 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2003 - 2013 INC? Poor [R1331] 2000 2018 [S9107] [T6221]
islandica, Iceland, Faeroes, Britain, Ireland, Helgoland, NW France 1987 - 2013 1,380,000 - 1,380,000 Expert opinion [R1357] [R1549] 2003 - 2013 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 13800 2018 [S9106] [T7222]
Alle alle (Little Auk)
alle, High Arctic, Baffin Is 1985 - 2012 117,000,000 - 133,000,000 Expert opinion [R1357] -1 - -1 Unknown No idea [R1357] 1250000 2018
Uria lomvia (Thick-billed Murre)
lomvia, E North America, Greenland, E to Severnaya Zemlya 1986 - 2012 7,300,000 - 8,000,000 Expert opinion [R1357] 2002 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1357] [R1549] [R1615] 76000 2018 [T7221]



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