Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus canus Common name Mew Gull
Population name brachyrhynchus
Breeding range N Alaska S to British Colombia, N Saskatchewan Non-breeding range W Canada & USA
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 240,000 360,000 [R387]
WPE 4 0 0 240,000 360,000 [R387]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R165]
WPE 5 0 0 240,000 360,000 [R387]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1965 1980 INC [R165]
WPE 3 1965 1980 INC [R165]
WPE 4 1965 1980 INC [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1965 1980 INC [R165]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 3000
WPE 4 2006 3000
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 2900

References

  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.
  • R387 - Kushlan, James, A., Melanie J. Steinkamp, Katharine Parsons, Jack Capp, Martin Acosta Cruz, Malcolm Coulter, Ian Davidson, Loney Dickson, Naomi Edelson, Richard Elliot, R. Michael Erwin, Scott Hatch, Stephen Kress, Robert Milko, Steve Miller, Kyra Mills, Richard Paul, Roberto Phillips, Jorge E. Saliva, Bill Sydeman, John Trapp, Jennifer Wheeler, and Kent Wohl. 2002. North American Waterbird Conservation Plan, Version 1. Waterbird Conservation for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA.

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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on