Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Rissa brevirostris Common name Red-legged Kittiwake
Population name North Pacific
Breeding range Bering Sea, Commander, Pribilof & Aleutian Is Non-breeding range North Pacific
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia 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 0 250,000 250,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 290,000 320,000 [R387]
WPE 4 0 0 290,000 320,000 [R387]
WPE 2 1993 1993 150,000 200,000 [R138]
WPE 5 0 0 290,000 320,000 [R387]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 3 1975 1995 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1975 1995 DEC [R64]
WPE 2 1975 1995 DEC [R68]
WPE 5 1975 1995 DEC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 2500
WPE 3 2002 3100
WPE 4 2006 3100
WPE 2 1997 1750
WPE 5 2012 3000

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.
  • R387 - Kushlan, James, A., Melanie J. Steinkamp, Katharine Parsons, Jack Capp, Martin Acosta Cruz, Malcolm Coulter, Ian Davidson, Loney Dickson, Naomi Edelson, Richard Elliot, R. Michael Erwin, Scott Hatch, Stephen Kress, Robert Milko, Steve Miller, Kyra Mills, Richard Paul, Roberto Phillips, Jorge E. Saliva, Bill Sydeman, John Trapp, Jennifer Wheeler, and Kent Wohl. 2002. North American Waterbird Conservation Plan, Version 1. Waterbird Conservation for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.

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