Population information

Order name Gaviiformes
Family name Gaviidae
Scientific name Gavia adamsii Common name Yellow-billed Loon
Population name North America
Breeding range Arctic North America Non-breeding range N Pacific
Red List Category Near Threatened
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 1 0 0 1 25,000 [R441]
WPE 2 0 0 1 25,000 [R441]
WPE 3 2000 2000 12,000 15,000 [R687]
WPE 4 0 0 16,000 16,000 [S4800] [R204]
WPE 5 0 0 16,000 16,000 [S7056] [R204]

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 2002 140
WPE 4 2006 160
WPE 5 2012 160

References

  • R441 - McIntyre, J.W. 1991. Status and summer distribution of Alaskan yellow-billed loons following the Valdez oil spill. pp. 142-151. In: G. White (ed.). The effects of oil on wildlife. The Lheuidan Press, Hanover, PA.
  • R687 - Waterbird Conservation for the Americas. 2001. Continental Marshbird Conservation Planning Workshop, August 2001, Denver, Colorado.
  • R204 - Earnst, S.L. 2004. Status Assessment and Conservation Plan for the Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii). US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004 - 5258. 42p.

Notes

  • S4800 - 206 estimates 16,000. 695 estimated 4,000-5,000 pairs (12,000-15,000 individuals).
  • S7056 - 206 estimates 16,000. 695 estimated 4,000-5,000 pairs (12,000-15,000 individuals).



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