Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Chlidonias hybrida Common name Whiskered Tern
Population name hybrida, Western Europe & North-west Africa (bre)
Breeding range W Europe, W Mediterranean Non-breeding range West Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 21,500 31,000 [R579]
WPE 4 1990 2000 16,300 39,800 [S2746] [R63]
WPE 1 1994 1994 20,000 30,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 20,000 30,000 [R70]
WPE 5 1990 2000 16,300 39,800 Expert opinion [R63] [R334]
CSR 4 1990 2000 16,300 39,800 Expert opinion [R63] [R334]
CSR 5 1990 2000 16,300 39,800 Expert opinion [R63] [R334]
CSR 6 2004 2012 30,000 34,000 Census based [S8445] [R1362] [R1361] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 DEC [R69]
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA Poor [R63]
CSR 6 2000 2012 INC Reasonable [T6443] [R1362] [R1361]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 260
WPE 4 2006 280
WPE 1 1994 250
WPE 2 1997 250
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R579 - Scott, D.A. in press, 2002. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area. Update Report to African Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Secretariat
  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • R334 - Isenmann, P. and Moali, A. 2000. Oiseaux d?Alg?rie / Birds of Algeria. SEOF, Paris.
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1361 - BirdLife International, BTO, EBCC, CSO, IUCN, RSPB, SOVON, Wetlands International (in prep) Population and trend data provided to the European Red List of Birds Project funded by the European Commission. Digital dataset. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S2746 - 64: Summed breeding populations of relevant countries 5,225 - 13,064 pairs (15,675 - 39,192 individuals). Very few in N Africa (586). Regularly breeds at Lake Tonga, Algeria, where 200 pairs in 1990 (337).
  • S8445 - 9,969-10,975 pairs in DE, ES, FR, IT and PT (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.). 200-250 pairs in NW Africa (Dodman, 2014).
  • T6443 - 2000-2012: 1.0167-1.0200, 1980-2012: 1.0089-1.0097 (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • S8993 - 10,294-11,346 pairs in DE, ES, FR, IT and PT (BirdLife International 2015). 200-250 pairs in NW Africa (Dodman, 2014).



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