Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Hydroprogne caspia Common name Caspian Tern
Population name Baltic (bre)
Breeding range Baltic Non-breeding range Mediterranean, W, N & E, Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes In WPE4 this population belonged to one single population, Baltic & Black Seas, Turkey. In CSR5 species expert recommends division because thousands of ring recoveries indicate complete separation of Baltic and Black Sea populations in breeding season.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA 2014
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2000 2000 4,500 5,300 Expert opinion [R63]
CSR 6 2005 2012 4,950 6,150 Census based [S8579]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 1990 2000 INC Reasonable [T4493] [R63]
CSR 6 2001 2012 INC Reasonable [T6572]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 50
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • T4493 - BirdLife International 2004b.Trend decreased 1970-1990, increased 1990-2000
  • S8579 - 1,650-1,823 pairs in FI, SE, EE, DE (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • T6572 - Increasing in FI and stable elsewhere (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • S8981 - 1,650-2,051 pairs in FI, SE, EE & DE.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on