VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla



Family: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abd+3bd+4abd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has declined rapidly over the past three generations and the decline is likely to be continuing. For these reasons the species is evaluated as Vulnerable.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 64,100,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Rissa tridactyla. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2017.