Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Hydrocoloeus minutus Common name Little Gull
Population name Central & E Europe/SW Europe & W Mediterranean
Breeding range N Scandinavia, Baltic States, W Russia, Belarus, Ukraine Non-breeding range W Europe, NW Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa 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 3 1970 1990 66,000 102,000 [R69]
WPE 1 1994 1994 60,000 90,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 60,000 90,000 [R70]
WPE 4 1990 2000 72,000 174,000 [S2357] [R63]
WPE 5 1990 2000 72,000 174,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 72,000 174,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 72,000 174,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 6 2000 2012 71,000 136,000 Best guess [S8425]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 STA? [R283]
WPE 1 1983 1993 STA [R70]
WPE 2 1983 1993 STA [R70]
WPE 4 1990 2000 INC [R63]
WPE 5 1990 2000 INC Poor [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 INC Poor [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 INC Poor [R63]
CSR 6 2000 2012 DEC Poor [T6424] [R1362] [R1361]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 840
WPE 1 1994 750
WPE 2 1997 750
WPE 4 2006 1230
WPE 5 2012 1100
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.
  • R283 - Hagemeijer, W.J.M. and Blair, M.J. (eds). (1997). The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds: Their Distribution and Abundance. T. and A.D. Poyser, London.
  • 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).
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1361 - BirdLife International, BTO, EBCC, CSO, IUCN, RSPB, SOVON, Wetlands International (in prep) Population and trend data provided to the European Red List of Birds Project funded by the European Commission. Digital dataset. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • 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

  • S2357 - 64: European breeding population 24,000 - 58,000 pairs (72,000-174,000 individuals).
  • S8425 - 23,379-44,488 pairs in BY, DE, DK, EE, FI, LT, LV, NL, NO, PL, RU and SE (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.). Further 300-750 pairs in UA (BirdLife International, 2004). The estimate in WPE4 and subsequent editions included the whole breeding population in European Russia and not only in W Russia.
  • T6424 - Decreasing in BY, EE, LT, NL and RU, stable in DE, DK, FI and SE, unknown in LV, NO and PL (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • S8977 - 23,689-45,228 pairs
  • T7054 - Increased in the long-term.



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