Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Rissa tridactyla Common name Black-legged Kittiwake
Population name pollicaris, W Pacific (bre)
Breeding range NE Siberia, Kamchatka, Sea of Okhotsk, Kuril Is Non-breeding range North Pacific
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 500,000 500,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 500,000 500,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 4,800,000 4,800,000 [R178]
WPE 4 0 0 4,800,000 4,800,001 [S2392] [R178]
WPE 5 0 0 4,800,000 4,800,001 [S7292] [R178]

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 2002 20000
WPE 4 2006 20000
WPE 5 2012 48000

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.

Notes

  • S2392 - 1,600,000 pairs (4,800,000 individuals) in Kamchatka alone (180). For populations over 2 million birds, Ramsar Convention criterion 5 (20,000 or more waterbirds) applies.
  • S7292 - 1,600,000 pairs (4,800,000 individuals) in Kamchatka alone (180). For populations over 2 million birds, Ramsar Convention criterion 5 (20,000 or more waterbirds) applies.



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