Armenian Gull Larus armenicus

Family: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)

Authority: Buturlin, 1934

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ab+3b+4ab

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Justification of Red List category
New information from the species's European range suggests that the population is declining more rapidly than was previously thought. No recent trend information is available for populations outside Europe. The species is therefore precautionarily listed as Near Threatened; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criteria A2ab+3b+4ab.

Population size: 69000-75000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 798,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Larus armenicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.