Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus

Family: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)

Authority: (Gray, 1845)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce+3bce+4bce

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Justification of Red List category
This tern has a small population which has shown recent very rapid population reductions at some wintering and breeding sites, which are predicted to continue in the future owing to on-going threats. It is therefore considered Endangered.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 161,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Chlidonias albostriatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2022.