Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus dominicanus Common name Kelp Gull
Population name dominicanus, Antarctica
Breeding range Antarctic Peninsula & Atlantic Sub-Antarctic Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes

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 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 30,000 60,000 [R155]
WPE 4 0 0 30,000 60,000 [S2180] [R156]
WPE 5 0 0 30,000 60,000 [S7216] [R156]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 450
WPE 4 2006 450
WPE 5 2012 420

References

  • R155 - Crawford, R in prep. 2002. Species texts for: Cape Cormorant, Phalacrocorax capensis, Crowned Cormorant, Phalacrocorax coronatus, Great White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus, Kelp Gull, Larus dominicanus. In: Hockey, P.A.R., et al. In prep. , Roberts' Bird
  • R156 - Crawford, R. 2005. Species texts for: Cape Cormorant, Phalacrocorax capensis, Crowned Cormorant, Phalacrocorax coronatus, Great White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus, Kelp Gull, Larus dominicanus. In: Hockey, P.A.R., et al, Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa 7th Edition

Notes

  • S2180 - 158 estimates 10,000-20,000 pairs (30,000-60,000 individuals).
  • S7216 - 158 estimates 10,000-20,000 pairs (30,000-60,000 individuals).



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