Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sternula albifrons Common name Little Tern
Population name albifrons, Caspian (bre)
Breeding range SW Asia Non-breeding range Persian Gulf & Indian Ocean
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes Race innominata subsumed within nominate (HBW Alive 2017).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 4 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 5 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 6 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]

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 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002

Notes




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