Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Rissa tridactyla Common name Black-legged Kittiwake
Population name tridactyla, W Atlantic (bre)
Breeding range Arctic Canada S to Gulf of Lawrence Non-breeding range W North Atlantic
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions 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 0 0 600,000 600,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 600,000 600,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 900,000 900,000 [R178]
WPE 4 0 0 900,000 900,000 [R178]
WPE 5 2006 2011 600,000 750,000 Expert opinion [R1274]

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 6000
WPE 2 1997 6000
WPE 3 2002 9000
WPE 4 2006 9000
WPE 5 2012 6700

References

  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.
  • R178 - del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
  • R1274 - Environment Canada. 2012. Status of Birds in Canada 2011: http://www.ec.gc.ca/soc-sbc/index-eng.aspx?sY=2010andsL=e)

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