Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Chlidonias leucopterus Common name White-winged Tern
Population name Asia, Australasia
Breeding range Central & E Siberia, N Mongolia - SE Russia, NE China Non-breeding range India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, S & E China to Australia, New Zealand
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,001 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1993 2011 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S7438] [R341] [R813] [R1099] [R1126] [R1149]

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 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,
  • R813 - Feare CJ 2002. The sustainable exploitation of Sooty Tern eggs in the Seychelles. Tenth annual report to the Division of Environment, Seychelles Government
  • R1099 - Jaensch, R. 2004. Little Curlew and other migratory shorebirds on floodplains of the Channel Country, arid inland Australia. The Stilt 46, 15-18.
  • R1126 - Minton, C.D.T. In litt. 19, 23 and 27 April 2012 (Victorian Wader Study Group).
  • R1149 - Reid, J.R.W., Kingsford, R.T. and Jaensch, R.P. 2009. Waterbird Surveys in the Channel Country Floodplain Wetlands, Autumn 2009. Report by Australian National University, Canberra, University of New South Wales, Sydney, and Wetlands International, Oceania, Brisbane, for the Australian Government Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. 81 pp. Also available online at http://www.lebmf.gov.au/publications/pubs/waterbirds-report.pdf

Notes

  • S7438 - Estimate based on combined peak counts from several parts of the extensive non-breeding range; large flocks or aggregations occur erratically across non-breeding area.



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