Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Onychoprion anaethetus Common name Bridled Tern
Population name melanopterus (recognita)
Breeding range Caribbean, Venezuela, Florida Keys Non-breeding range Caribbean, Tropical W Atlantic
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Proposed forms recognitus (from West Indies, Belize and islands off N Venezuela) is included in melanopterus

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 5,000 5,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 5,000 5,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 12,000 18,000 [R127]
WPE 4 0 0 12,000 18,000 [R127]
WPE 5 0 0 12,000 18,000 [R127]

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 50
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 3 2002 150
WPE 4 2006 150
WPE 5 2012 150

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.
  • R127 - Chardine, J.W., Morris, R.D., Parnell, J.F. and Pierce, J. 2000. Status and Conservation of Laughing Gulls, Royal Terns and Bridled Terns in the West Indies. In: Schreiber, E.A. and Lee, D.S. (eds) Status and Conservation of West Indian seabirds. Soc. Caribb

Notes




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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