Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sternula antillarum Common name Least Tern
Population name athalassos
Breeding range Inland rivers EC North America Non-breeding range Coasts Colombia - N Brazil
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Population added in WPE3. Taxonomic status of this form uncertain.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 6,800 6,800 [R623]
WPE 4 0 0 6,800 6,800 [R623]
WPE 5 0 0 6,800 6,800 [R623]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1973 1994 INC [R623]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 70
WPE 4 2006 70
WPE 5 2012 70

References

  • R623 - Thompson, B.C., Jackson, J.A., Burger, J., Kirsch, E.M and Atwood, J.C. 1997. Least Tern (Sterna antillarum). In: The birds of North America, No 290. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA and The American Ornithologist Association, Washington

Notes




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