Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus smithsonianus Common name Arctic Herring Gull
Population name mongolicus
Breeding range SE Altai & L Baikal to Mongolia & W coast of Korea Non-breeding range China, S Korea
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Population added in WPE3. Larus argentatus and L. smithsonianus (the latter including vegae and mongolicus) (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as L. argentatus (see BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Larus smithsonianus.)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 57,000 66,000 No quality assessment [R717]
WPE 4 0 0 57,000 66,000 No quality assessment [R717]
WPE 5 0 0 57,000 66,000 No quality assessment [R717]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
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 3 2002 620
WPE 4 2002 620
WPE 5 2012 610

References

  • R717 - Yesou, P. 2001. Phenotypic variations and systematics of Mongolian Gull. Dutch Birding 23: 65-82
  • R1924 - Wetlands International. (2002) Waterbird Population Estimates - Third Edition. Wetlands International Global Series No 12. Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Notes

  • S9737 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate from Yesou (2001). KR mean of 604 (411 to 1,077 in 2016-2020), based on Winter Waterbird Census of Korea by NIBR.
  • T7901 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate from 2002 (Wetlands International, 2002).



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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