Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Larus michahellis Common name Yellow-legged Gull
Population name atlantis
Breeding range Azores to Madeira & Canary Is Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1994 1994 35,000 50,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 35,000 50,000 [R70]
WPE 3 1970 1990 37,500 48,000 [R69]
WPE 4 1990 2000 27,500 81,000 [S2240] [R63]
WPE 5 1990 2000 27,500 81,000 [S7238] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
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 1 1994 430
WPE 2 1997 430
WPE 3 2002 430
WPE 4 2006 540
WPE 5 2012 470

References

  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).

Notes

  • S2240 - 64: Canary Is 2,500-10,000 pairs, and Madeira 5,000-10,000 pairs. Total 7,500-20,000 pairs (22,500-60,000 individuals). 294: Azores 5,000-7,000 pairs (15,000-21,000 individuals). Overall total: 27,500-81,000.
  • S7238 - BirdLife International (2004)b: Canary Is 2,500-10,000 pairs, and Madeira 5,000-10,000 pairs. Total 7,500-20,000 pairs (22,500-60,000 individuals). 294: Azores 5,000-7,000 pairs (15,000-21,000 individuals). Overall total: 27,500-81,000.



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