Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus hyperboreus Common name Glaucous Gull
Population name hyperboreus, Svalbard & N Russia (bre)
Breeding range Jan Mayen & Svalbard E to Taymyr Peninsula Non-breeding range to NW Europe
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R165]
WPE 4 0 0 135,000 360,000 [R579]
WPE 1 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2000 2000 135,000 360,000 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 4 2000 2000 135,000 360,000 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 5 2000 2000 135,000 360,000 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 6 1970 2000 19,500 60,000 Expert opinion [S8409] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 4 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 1 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1970 1980 STA Poor [R165]
CSR 4 1970 1980 STA Poor [R165]
CSR 5 1970 1980 STA Poor [R165]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown Poor [T6408]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 200
WPE 4 2006 2500
WPE 1 1994 2000
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 2200
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

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.
  • R579 - Scott, D.A. in press, 2002. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area. Update Report to African Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Secretariat
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S8409 - 6,500-20,000 pairs on SJ and N RU. The earlier figure is for the entire North Atlantic population including birds from Greenlands and Iceland. However, these are considered as a separate population since WPE3.
  • T6408 - No update on population trend yet.
  • S8962 - 6,500-20,000 pairs on SJ and N RU.



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