Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Rissa tridactyla Common name Black-legged Kittiwake
Population name tridactyla, Greenland (bre)
Breeding range E & W Greenland Coasts Non-breeding range North Atlantic
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe North America
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 500,000 500,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 500,000 500,000 [R70]
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 1,000,001 [R80]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [S2383] [R80]
WPE 5 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S7289] [R80]

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 5000
WPE 2 1997 5000
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • R80 - Boertmann, D., Mosbech, A., Falk, K., and Kampp, K. 1996. Seabird colonies in western Greenland. NERI Technical Report 170: 148 pp.

Notes

  • S2383 - W. Greenland breeding population 100,000-200,000 pairs (300,000 - 600,000 individuals (81).
  • S7289 - W. Greenland breeding population 100,000-200,000 pairs (300,000 - 600,000 individuals (81).



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