Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus glaucoides Common name Iceland Gull
Population name kumlieni
Breeding range NE Canada- Baffin Is & NW Ungava Non-breeding range Labrador S to E Great Lakes, Virginia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Taxonomic status of kumlieni uncertain. AOU (2017) treats kumlieni "as an apparent hybrid population having no taxonomic status" although HBW & BirdLife International (2018) retain kumlieni "as a separate group", suggesting this is a distinct population if not fully separate subspecies. See http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/iceland-gull-larus-glaucoides/details for details.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 100,001 No quality assessment [R387]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 100,001 No quality assessment [R387]
WPE 5 2001 2011 100,000 100,001 Expert opinion [S7228] [R1274]

Population trends

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2002 1000
WPE 5 2002 1000

References

  • R387 - Kushlan, James, A., Melanie J. Steinkamp, Katharine Parsons, Jack Capp, Martin Acosta Cruz, Malcolm Coulter, Ian Davidson, Loney Dickson, Naomi Edelson, Richard Elliot, R. Michael Erwin, Scott Hatch, Stephen Kress, Robert Milko, Steve Miller, Kyra Mills, Richard Paul, Roberto Phillips, Jorge E. Saliva, Bill Sydeman, John Trapp, Jennifer Wheeler, and Kent Wohl. 2002. North American Waterbird Conservation Plan, Version 1. Waterbird Conservation for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA.
  • R1274 - Environment Canada. 2012. Status of Birds in Canada 2011: http://www.ec.gc.ca/soc-sbc/index-eng.aspx?sY=2010andsL=e)

Notes

  • S7228 - 10,000-25,000 in Canada (Environment Canada 2012); start yr based on Kushlan et al .2002; end year based on Environment Canada estimate.



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