Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus dominicanus Common name Kelp Gull
Population name judithae
Breeding range Kerguelen, Crozet, Prince Edward & Marion Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
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 15,000 30,000 [R347]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 30,000 [R347]
WPE 5 0 0 15,000 30,000 [R347]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
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 3 2002 230
WPE 4 2006 230
WPE 5 2012 210

References

  • R347 - Jiguet, F. 2002. Taxonomy of the Kelp Gull, Larus dominicanus (Lichenstein) inferred from biometrics and wing plumage pattern, including two previously undescribed subspecies. Bull. B.O.C. 122 (1): 50-71.

Notes




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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