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

Armenian Gull - Larus armenicus Buturlin, 1934

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Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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World

Not evaluated

Europe

Near Threatened

EU

Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
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Regionally Extinct
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Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
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EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Armeense Meeuw Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Armenian Gull English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Armenianlokki Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Armeniermöwe German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Armenisk trut Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gabbiano di Armenia Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaivota da Arménia Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaviota Armenia Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Goéland d'Arménie French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Örmény sirály Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Racek arménský Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Larus argentatus armenicus Buturlin, 1924

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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
Armenia 10000/12000 (pairs) 1997-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Cyprus 10/100 (individuals) 1997-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Georgia Present/Present (pairs) 2003 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
Turkey 2000/8000 (individuals) 1991-2001 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
Turkey 5000/10000 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available 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.

5 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Armenia 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% 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
Cyprus 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 9% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Georgia 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International
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