Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sternula albifrons Common name Little Tern
Population name sinensis
Breeding range E & SE Asia to Australia, Sri Lanka Non-breeding range SE Asia-Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1993 1993 10,000 100,000 Best guess [S7391] [R813]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 4 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 5 1984 1993 DEC No idea [R813]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

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.
  • R813 - Feare CJ 2002. The sustainable exploitation of Sooty Tern eggs in the Seychelles. Tenth annual report to the Division of Environment, Seychelles Government

Notes

  • S7391 - Information accessed for WPE5 was insufficient for a reassessment, thus the estimate of WPE4 is retained.



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