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Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d+4d

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened as it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline owing to unsustainable subsistence harvest and almost qualifies for listing as threatened under criteria A2d+3d+4d. However, accurate data is lacking and further surveys need to be conducted to quantify the current rate of harvest.

Population size: 11000-21000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,300,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern - Species listed by US Fish and Wildlife Service
Realm - Nearctic - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Gavia adamsii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.