Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Laridae > Genus: Larus > Species: Larus glaucoides

Iceland Gull - Larus glaucoides Meyer, 1822

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A185

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000025 Spain Marismas del Odiel Map
PTZPE0021 Portugal Costa Sul e Sudoeste - Ilha das Flores Map
PTZPE0022 Portugal Costa Nordeste - Ilha das Flores Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gabbiano d'Islanda Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaivota-polar Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaviota Groenlandesa Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Goéland à ailes blanches French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Grönlanninlokki Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Iceland Gull English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kleine Burgemeester Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mewa polarna Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Racek polární Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sarki sirály Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vitvingad trut Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:05980 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

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Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Denmark - Greenland 30000/100000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark - Greenland 300000/500000 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 0/49 (individuals) 1995-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland 15000/20000 (individuals) 1999 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

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Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Denmark - Greenland 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark - Greenland 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Germany 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Iceland 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files PACA
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2010-12-10 Belgium Derogations Belgium 2007-2008 derogations2007_VL.xml
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