Population information

Order name Gaviiformes
Family name Gaviidae
Scientific name Gavia pacifica Common name Pacific Loon
Population name North America
Breeding range Arctic North America Non-breeding range Pacific coast of North America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions 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 3 2000 2000 900,000 1,500,000 [R687]
WPE 4 2000 2000 900,000 1,500,000 [R687]
WPE 1 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R318]
WPE 2 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R318]
WPE 5 2000 2000 900,000 1,500,000 [R687]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1971 1993 STA [R277]
WPE 4 1971 1993 STA [R277]
WPE 1 1981 1991 DEC [R318]
WPE 2 1981 1991 DEC [R318]
WPE 5 1971 1993 STA [R277]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 12000
WPE 4 2006 12000
WPE 1 1994 500
WPE 2 1997 500
WPE 5 2012 11600

References

  • R687 - Waterbird Conservation for the Americas. 2001. Continental Marshbird Conservation Planning Workshop, August 2001, Denver, Colorado.
  • R277 - Groves, D.J., Conant, B., King, R.J., Hodges, J.I. and King, J.G. 1996. Status and trends of Loon populations summering in Alaska 1971-1993. The Condor 98: 189-195.
  • R318 - Hodges, J. (pers. comm.). 1992. United States Fish and Wildlife Service unpublished data. Summary to IWRB.

Notes




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