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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
Charadriiformes
Laridae
Hydrocoloeus minutus (Little Gull)
Central & E Europe/SW Europe & W Mediterranean 1990 - 2000 72,000 - 174,000 Expert opinion [R63] 1990 - 2000 INC Poor [R63] 1100 2012
W Asia/E Mediterranean, Black Sea & Caspian 1996 - 1996 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R579] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 1000 2012 [P1120]
North America 2001 - 2011 150 - 300 Expert opinion [R1274] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 2 2012 [S7280]
Rhodostethia rosea (Ross's Gull)
High Arctic 0 - 0 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R178] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
Creagrus furcatus (Swallow-tailed Gull)
Galapagos Is 0 - 0 35,000 - 35,000 [R165] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 350 2012
Xema sabini (Sabine's Gull)
sabini, Canada & Greenland/SE Atlantic 2001 - 2001 300,000 - 600,000 Expert opinion [R387] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 4200 2012
woznesenksii 0 - 0 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R174] 1965 - 1980 STA [R165] 1000 2012
palaearctica 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0 [P1127]
tschuktschorum 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
Pagophila eburnea (Ivory Gull)
High Arctic 0 - 0 15,000 - 25,000 [R1020] 0 - 0 DEC [R1020] 190 2012 [S7281]
Rissa brevirostris (Red-legged Kittiwake)
North Pacific 0 - 0 290,000 - 320,000 [R387] 1975 - 1995 DEC [R64] 3000 2012
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)
tridactyla, Arctic from NE Canada to Novaya Zemlya/N Atlantic 1990 - 2000 6,600,000 - 6,600,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R748] [R751] [R760] [R774] [R775] [R778] [R781] [R783] [R784] [R790] [R792] [R803] [R809] [R810] 2000 - 2010 DEC Reasonable [R745] [R748] [R751] [R760] [R763] [R774] [R775] [R778] [R781] [R783] [R784] [R791] [R792] [R803] [R809] [R810] 66000 2012 [P1130]
tridactyla, Greenland (bre) X 0 - 0 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R80] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2012 [P1131] [S7289]
tridactyla, W Atlantic (bre) X 2006 - 2011 600,000 - 750,000 Expert opinion [R1274] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 6700 2012 [P1132]
pollicaris, E Pacific (bre) 0 - 0 2,500,000 - 2,500,000 [R165] 1965 - 1980 STA [R165] 25000 2012
pollicaris, W Pacific (bre) 0 - 0 4,800,000 - 4,800,001 [R178] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 48000 2012 [S7292]
Larus philadelphia (Bonaparte's Gull)
North America 0 - 0 255,000 - 525,000 [R178] 1965 - 1980 STA [R165] 3700 2012
Larus genei (Slender-billed Gull)
West Africa (bre) 1995 - 1995 22,500 - 22,500 Expert opinion [R178] [R602] 1991 - 2001 STA Poor [R190] 230 2012
Black Sea & Mediterranean (bre) 1990 - 2000 140,000 - 205,000 Expert opinion [R63] 1990 - 2000 STA Poor [R63] 1700 2012
West, South-west & South Asia (bre) 1987 - 1991 150,000 - 150,000 Expert opinion [R519] 1987 - 1991 INC Poor [R519] 1500 2012
Larus brunnicephalus (Brown-headed Gull)
Central Asia (bre) 0 - 0 100,000 - 200,000 [R32] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1400 2012 [S7244]
Larus ridibundus (Black-headed Gull)
W Europe/W Europe, W Mediterranean, West Africa 1990 - 2000 3,700,000 - 4,800,000 Expert opinion [R63] 1997 - 2007 STA Good [R63] [R888] 42100 2012 [T5113]
East Europe/Black Sea & East Mediterranean 1990 - 2000 770,000 - 1,800,000 Expert opinion [R63] 1996 - 2006 STA Poor [R888] 11800 2012 [T5114]
West Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 1987 - 1991 250,000 - 250,000 Expert opinion [R519] 1997 - 2007 INC Poor [R888] 2500 2012 [T5115]
South Asia (non-bre) 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2012
E & SE Asia (non-bre) 2001 - 2001 100,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R124] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 20000 2012
NE North America 2001 - 2011 440 - 440 Expert opinion [R1274] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 4 2012 [S7263]
Larus serranus (Andean Gull)
Central Andes 0 - 0 150,000 - 150,000 [R178] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1500 2012
Larus maculipennis (Brown-hooded Gull)
S South America 2001 - 2001 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R570] 1965 - 1980 INC [R165] 10000 2012
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 - 0 4,200 - 7,800 [R709] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 55 2012 [S7257]
Larus hartlaubii (Hartlaub's Gull)
Coastal South-west Africa 2001 - 2001 30,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R196] 1997 - 2007 INC Reasonable [R888] 300 2012 [P1091] [T5106]
Larus cirrocephalus (Grey-headed Gull)
poiocephalus, West Africa 2000 - 2000 30,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R362] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 300 2012
poiocephalus, Central & Eastern Africa X 2001 - 2001 200,000 - 400,000 Best guess [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 2800 2012 [P1085]
poiocephalus, Madagascar 0 - 0 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R301] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 100 2012
cirrocephalus, E South America 2011 - 2011 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1011] [R1092] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
cirrocephalus, W South America 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
poiocephalus, Coastal Southern Africa (excluding Madagascar) X 0 - 0 200,000 - 400,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 2800 2012 [P1089]
Larus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull)
novaehollandiae 2004 - 2004 100,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R341] 1982 - 2011 INC Poor [R341] 20000 2012 [P1092] [S7252]
forsteri 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0 [P1093]
scopulinus, New Zealand 0 - 0 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R165] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2012 [P1094]
Larus bulleri (Black-billed Gull)
New Zealand 2005 - 2005 96,000 - 96,000 [R64] 1980 - 2000 DEC [R64] 960 2012 [T5110]
Larus modestus (Grey Gull)
W South America 0 - 0 25,000 - 25,000 [R165] 1965 - 1980 DEC [R165] 250 2012
Larus scoresbii (Dolphin Gull)
S South America 0 - 0 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R724] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 100 2012 [P1016] [S7180]
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 - 0 9,000 - 18,000 [R709] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 130 2012 [P1017]
Larus pipixcan (Franklin's Gull)
Americas 2001 - 2011 1,000,000 - 1,490,000 [R1274] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 12200 2012 [S7277]
Larus atricilla (Laughing Gull)
(megalopterus) 0 - 0 792,000 - 807,000 [R387] 1966 - 2000 INC [R563] 8000 2012 [P1115]
atricilla 2006 - 2007 37,700 - 80,400 [R1021] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 550 2012 [P1116] [S7276]
Larus fuliginosus (Lava Gull)
Galapagos Is 2005 - 2005 900 - 1,200 [R64] 1995 - 2005 STA? [R64] 10 2012 [S7272]
Larus ichthyaetus (Pallas's Gull)
Black Sea & Caspian/South-west Asia 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R63] 1997 - 2007 INC? No idea [R888] 10000 2012 [T5097]
Central Asia (bre) 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
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