Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus marinus Common name Great Black-backed Gull
Population name Greenland
Breeding range W & SE Greenland Non-breeding range SW Greenland
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Population added in WPE3.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 25,000 25,000 [R80]
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 25,000 [R80]
WPE 5 0 0 25,000 25,000 [R80]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R81]
WPE 4 1991 2001 INC [R81]
WPE 5 1991 2001 INC [R81]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R80 - Boertmann, D., Mosbech, A., Falk, K., and Kampp, K. 1996. Seabird colonies in western Greenland. NERI Technical Report 170: 148 pp.
  • R81 - Boertmann, David, unpublished data, 2002.

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