Population information

Order name Gaviiformes
Family name Gaviidae
Scientific name Gavia arctica Common name Arctic Loon
Population name viridigularis
Breeding range N E Asia E of Lena R, W Alaska Non-breeding range NW Pacific
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia North America
Notes

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 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R519]

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 INC Reasonable [T5880]

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.

Notes

  • T5880 - Joel A. Schmutz. In litt. 2012



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