Armenian Gull Larus armenicus

Family: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)

Authority: Buturlin, 1934

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
New data collated for the 2021 European Red List of Birds have shown increases or stability in the breeding populations. Despite some evidence for earlier declines and fluctuations in parts of this species' range, there is no evidence to suggest that the population is declining. The available breeding and wintering data suggest it is increasing, and the species is therefore listed as Least Concern. Further research into threats and global trends is recommended.

Population size: 45000-73000 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

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 (2023) Species factsheet: Larus armenicus. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.