Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Gygis alba Common name Common White Tern
Population name candida (pacifica), Melanesia and other islands of S Pacific
Breeding range S Pacific: Caroline Island & Melanesia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes some authors have preferred to recognize several additional races, including royana (of Norfolk I and Kermadec Is), kittlitzi (Caroline Is), pacifica (Melanesia and other islands of S Pacific) and rothschildi (Hawaii), all of which herein included in candida, but all are sometimes referred instead to nominate race.

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 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 5 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]

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 150
WPE 2 1997 150
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.

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