Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Chlidonias hybrida Common name Whiskered Tern
Population name hybrida (indicus)
Breeding range E Iran, Pakistan, N India Non-breeding range S Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Here, forms indicus (E Iran to N India), leggei (Sri Lanka, non-breeding) and swinhoei (Transbaikalia to E China and Taiwan), all sometimes recognised, are included in nominate

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 100,000 [S2760] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S7433] [R32]

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 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S2760 - 33: Estimate of 150,000 for indica + hybrida wintering in India.
  • S7433 - 33: Estimate of 150,000 for indica + hybrida wintering in India.



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