Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sterna dougallii Common name Roseate Tern
Population name gracilis, North Arabian Sea (Oman)
Breeding range bangsi, Arabian Sea (islands off Oman) Non-breeding range Indian Ocean
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Races arideensis, korustes and bangsi synonymized with gracilis based on genetic study (HBW Alive, 2017)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 1 600 [R579]
WPE 4 0 0 1 600 [R579]
WPE 5 1990 1994 1 600 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 4 1990 1994 1 600 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 5 1990 1994 1 600 Expert opinion [R579]
CSR 6 1984 2005 120 150 Expert opinion [S8210] [R1330]

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
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 1980 2010 DEC Poor [T6213] [R1330]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 6
WPE 4 2006 6
WPE 5 2012 1
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R579 - Scott, D.A. in press, 2002. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area. Update Report to African Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Secretariat
  • R1330 - Jennings, M.C. 2010. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Arabia. Fauna of Arabia Vol. 25. Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Frankfurt, Germany and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Notes

  • S8210 - Jennings (2010) estimates that the total breeding population in any one year could be not more than 40-50 pairs.
  • T6213 - Jennings (2010) notes that, although breeding numbers at each site vary from year to year, there is an overall marked decline since 1980.



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