Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sternula albifrons Common name Little Tern
Population name pusilla
Breeding range NE India, Myanmar, Sumatra, Java Non-breeding range Indian Ocean & SE Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 50,000 100,000 No quality assessment [S2650] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 50,000 100,000 No quality assessment [S7390] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 750
WPE 5 2012 710

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.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.
  • R1924 - Wetlands International. (2002) Waterbird Population Estimates - Third Edition. Wetlands International Global Series No 12. Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R555 - Rose, P.M. and Scott, D.A. 1994. Waterfowl Population Estimates. IWRB Publication 29. Slimbridge, UK.

Notes

  • S2650 - Balachandran (2005): Indian population estimated at > 50,000.
  • S7390 - Balachandran (2005): Indian population estimated at > 50,000.
  • S9824 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate from Wetlands International (2006).
  • T7906 - No population trend estimate exists (Rose and Scott, 1994).



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