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River Tern Sterna aurantia



Family: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)

Authority: Gray, 1831

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened on the basis that increasing human disturbance and dam construction projects are expected to drive a moderately rapid population decline over the next three generations.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 9,730,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sterna aurantia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.