Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Thalasseus sandvicensis Common name Sandwich Tern
Population name sandvicensis, Black Sea & Mediterranean (bre)
Breeding range Black Sea coast Non-breeding range Mediterranean & Black Sea coasts
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 44,000 73,000 [R69]
WPE 4 1990 2000 61,000 197,000 [S2517] [R63]
WPE 1 0 0 130,000 130,000 [R414]
WPE 2 0 0 130,000 130,000 [R414]
WPE 5 1990 2000 61,000 197,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 61,000 197,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 61,000 197,000 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 6 1998 2013 62,000 221,000 Expert opinion [S8436]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 DEC [R283]
WPE 4 1990 2000 FLU [R63]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 FLU Poor [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 FLU Poor [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 FLU Poor [R63]
CSR 6 2000 2012 STA/FLU Reasonable [T6433] [R1511]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 590
WPE 4 2006 1300
WPE 1 1994 1300
WPE 2 1997 1300
WPE 5 2012 1100
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.
  • R283 - Hagemeijer, W.J.M. and Blair, M.J. (eds). (1997). The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds: Their Distribution and Abundance. T. and A.D. Poyser, London.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R414 - Lloyd, C., Tasker, M.L. and Partridge, K. 1991. The status of seabirds in Britain and Ireland. T. and A.D. Poyser, London, U.K. 355 pp.
  • R1511 - l, BTO
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S2517 - 64: summed estimates for relevant countries 20,270 - 65,670 pairs (60,810 - 197,010 individuals).
  • S8436 - 20,620-73,760 pairs in UA, RO, BG, GR, TR and RU (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.), which roughly agrees with the previous estimate.
  • T6433 - Fluctuating in RU and UA, the two largest population.
  • S8984 - 20,620-73,760 pairs in UA, RO, BG, GR, TR and RU.
  • T7067 - Fluctuating in RU and UA, the two largest population.



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