Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Thalasseus maximus Common name Royal Tern
Population name maxima, W Atlantic (bre)
Breeding range Coast of Maryland to Texas, West Indies, Guianas, S Brazil, Uruguay, N Patagonia Non-breeding range Coast of S Carolina S to Brazil
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics 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 0 160,000 160,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 160,000 160,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 139,000 139,000 [R387]
WPE 4 0 0 139,000 139,000 [R387]
WPE 5 0 0 139,000 139,000 [R387]

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 1600
WPE 2 1997 1600
WPE 3 2002 1400
WPE 4 2006 1400
WPE 5 2012 1400

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.

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