Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sterna vittata Common name Antarctic Tern
Population name georgiae
Breeding range South Georgia Is, S Orkney, S Sandwich & Bouvetoya? Non-breeding range Coasts of Argentina, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Neotropics
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 0 125,000 125,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 125,000 125,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 125,000 125,000 [R165]
WPE 4 0 0 9,450 17,700 [S2612] [R165]
WPE 5 0 0 9,450 17,700 [S7376] [R165]

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 1250
WPE 2 1997 1250
WPE 3 2002 1250
WPE 4 2006 140
WPE 5 2012 130

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.

Notes

  • S2612 - Estimate of 3,150-5,900 pairs: 500 pairs (644) or 3,250 pairs (167) South Orkney; 2,500 pairs South Georgia (167); 100 pairs South Sandwich (644); 50 pairs Bouvetoya (644).
  • S7376 - Estimate of 3,150-5,900 pairs: 500 pairs (Tree and Klages (2004)) or 3,250 pairs (Croxall et al. (1984)) South Orkney; 2,500 pairs South Georgia (Croxall et al. (1984)); 100 pairs South Sandwich (Tree and Klages (2004)); 50 pairs Bouvetoya (Tree and Klages (2004)).



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