Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Onychoprion fuscatus Common name Sooty Tern
Population name fuscatus, Caribbean (bre)
Breeding range Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Venezuela Non-breeding range Caribbean and Tropical Atlantic
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Neotropics North America
Notes There is ringing evidence from Western Africa but records from the Gulf of Guinea are based on observation and hence might be of South Atlantic origin. See birds of North America: https://birdsna.org/Species-Account/bna/species/sooter1

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 0 400,000 400,000 No quality assessment [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 400,000 400,000 No quality assessment [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 690,000 1,200,000 No quality assessment [R561]
WPE 4 0 0 690,000 1,200,000 No quality assessment [R561]
WPE 5 0 0 690,000 1,200,000 No quality assessment [R561]

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 1994 4000
WPE 2 1994 4000
WPE 3 2002 9500
WPE 4 2002 9500
WPE 5 2012 9100

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.
  • R561 - Saliva, J. E. 2000 Conservation priorities for Roseate Terns in the West Indies. In: Schreiber, E.A. and Lee, D.S. (eds) Status and Conservation of West Indian seabirds. Soc. Caribbean Ornith. Spec. Pub. No.1.: 87-95.

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