Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus glaucoides Common name Iceland Gull
Population name glaucoides, Greenland/Iceland & North-west Europe
Breeding range S & W Greenland Non-breeding range N & W Europe
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 90,000 300,000 [R69]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 1990 2000 90,000 300,000 [S2205] [R63]
WPE 5 1990 2000 90,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 90,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 90,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 6 1990 2000 90,000 300,000 Best guess [S8411] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 STA [R80]
WPE 1 1983 1993 STA [R70]
WPE 2 1983 1993 STA [R70]
WPE 4 1990 2000 STA [R63]
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [T6410]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 2000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 2000
WPE 5 2012 1600
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.
  • R80 - Boertmann, D., Mosbech, A., Falk, K., and Kampp, K. 1996. Seabird colonies in western Greenland. NERI Technical Report 170: 148 pp.
  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • 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

  • S2205 - 64: Greenland breeding population 30,000 - 100,000 pairs (90,000 - 300,000 individuals).
  • S8411 - 30,000-100,000 pairs on Greenland (BirdLife International, 2004)
  • T6410 - Population trend is not updated (yet).
  • S8964 - 50,000-100,000 pairs on Greenland.



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