Population information

Nom ordre Charadriiformes
Nom famille Laridae
Nom scientifique Sterna hirundo Nom courant Common Tern
Nom population longipennis
Aire de reproduction NE Siberia S to NE China Aire de non-reproduction SE Asia to Australia
Catégorie de la Liste Rouge Least Concern
Regions Ramsar Asia Oceania
Notes

Réseau de conservation

Réseau de conservation Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Taille de population

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 5 1993 2006 30,000 70,000 Best guess [S7362] [R813] [R1036] [R1039] [R1056]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea [T5507]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 4 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 5 2012 460

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.
  • R813 - Feare CJ 2002. The sustainable exploitation of Sooty Tern eggs in the Seychelles. Tenth annual report to the Division of Environment, Seychelles Government
  • R1036 - Chan, K. and Dening, J. 2007. Use of sandbanks by terns in Queensland, Australia: a priority for conservation in a popular recreational waterway. Biodiversity and Conservation. 16: 447-464.
  • R1039 - Chatto, R. 2006. The Distribution and Status of Waterbirds Around the Coast and Coastal Wetlands of the Northern Territory. Report 76, Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory, Australia. Palmerston, NT. Also available online at http://www.nt.gov.au/nreta/publications/wildlife/science/pdf/2006_waterbirds_report76.pdf
  • R1056 - DSEWPAC 2012. Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 20 Apr 2012.

Notes

  • S7362 - Estimate based on peak counts at roosts in E Australia with allowance made for additional non-breeding birds in N Australia and SE Asia. Likely undercounted away from roosts while feeding in coastal waters.
  • T5507 - No clear overall trend at roosts in Australia.



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