Population status and trends at the EU and Member State levels

Choose a period and a species.

Download factsheet
Legend
+
Increasing
0
Stable
x
Unknown
-
Decreasing
F
Fluctuating
U
Uncertain

Please note that additional information on mouse over values and trends stands for the quality of the underlying data as reported by Member States.

Current selection: 2008-2012, Haematopus ostralegus. Show all
Data from Member States reports
MS Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Areas from gridded maps (km2)
Population Trend Surface Trend Population Trend
Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Area % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Distrib. % MS Range % MS
BE
1500 - 2000 p
0.8 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 + (436 - 669) #
9113
# 1.3 2000-2012 - (19 - 19) 1980-2012 + (96 - 96)
8300 1.6 9600 1.2
BG
30 - 67 p
2001-2012 x 1980-2012 x
6000
0.8 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
2900 0.6 6000 0.7
DE
25000 - 33000 p
11.7 1998-2009 0 1985-2009 0 #
68538
9.4 1998-2009 0 1985-2009 0 #
205000 - 205000 i
# 23.4 1997-2009 - (28 - 43) 1987-2009 - (44 - 60) # 61800 12.2 79700 9.6
DK
7000 - 7000 p
# 2.8 1999-2011 - (20 - 33) 1980-2011 - (20 - 33) #
40459
5.6 1999-2011 0 1980-2011 + (9 - 9) #
43000 - 43000 i
# 4.9 2000-2011 0 1980-2011 + (50 - 100) # 28500 5.6 57200 6.9
EE
2500 - 3500 p
1.2 2001-2012 - (20 - 50) 1980-2012 0
17500
2.4 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
14600 2.9 17500 2.1
ES
49 - 51 p
# 1998-2009 0 1980-2009 0
1503
0.2 1998-2009 0 1980-2009 0 #
2960 - 3362 i
0.4 2000-2010 + (21 - 21) 1980-2010 + (2 - 2) # 1300 0.3 1800 0.2
FI
3400 - 4900 p
# 1.6 2001-2012 + (1 - 22) 1980-2012 + (7 - 35)
110600
15.2 2001-2012 x 1980-2010 + (31 - 31)
55400 10.9 110600 13.3
FR
1100 - 1300 p
# 0.5 1996-2010 + (10 - 25) 1983-2011 + (40 - 60)
23800
3.3 2001-2012 x 1985-2013 + (20 - 20)
48000 - 55000 i
# 5.9 1999-2012 - (6 - 33) 1980-2012 + (62 - 93) # 10600 2.1 23800 2.9
GR
IE
2316 - 3087 p
# 1.1 2000-2011 x 1980-2011 x #
21200
# 2.9 1991-2011 - (6 - 6) 1972-2011 - (9 - 9) #
45480 - 45480 i
# 5.2 1999-2011 0 1987-2011 x # 14400 2.8 21100 2.5
IT
260 - 330 p
0.1 2002-2013 + (85 - 120) 1983-2013 + (550 - 730)
5500
0.8 2002-2013 + (10 - 10) 1983-2013 + (300 - 300)
4000 0.8 5500 0.7
LT
10 - 30 p
2001-2012 - (50 - 75) 1980-2012 + (900 - 2900) #
800
0.1 2001-2012 - (10 - 30) 1980-2012 + (900 - 2900)
700 0.1 800 0.1
LV
72 - 125 p
x 1980-2004 + (4 - 150)
6394
0.9 x 1980-2004 0
3800 0.7 8800 1.1
NL
65000 - 87000 p
30.6 2002-2011 - (32 - 37) 1984-2011 - (67 - 72)
42196
5.8 1998-2012 0 1977-2012 0
160387 - 208447 i
21.0 2000-2011 - (23 - 40) 1981-2011 - (45 - 56) 37100 7.3 41800 5.0
PL
15 - 25 p
1997-2012 0 1980-2012 + (200 - 210)
x x
PT
800 - 1000 i
0.1 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
RO
50 - 150 p
2000-2012 + ( - 19) 1980-2012 + ( - 19)
2800
0.4 2000-2013 + (20 - 29) 1980-2012 + (0 - 19)
600 0.1 2800 0.3
SE
8000 - 14000 p
# 4.4 2001-2012 - (5 - 15) 1980-2012 - (15 - 35) #
171500
23.6 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 x
65300 12.9 171100 20.6
UK
110000 - 110000 p
45.0 1998-2010 - (8 - 8) 1970-2009 + (340 - 340) #
199000
27.4 1989-2009 + (15 - 15) 1970-2009 + (28 - 28)
340000 - 340000 i
# 39.0 1999-2010 - (17 - 17) 1980-2010 0 198000 39.0 271100 32.7
EU population status assessments
Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Bird Status Contribution
to target 1
Season Subspecies /
subspecific units
Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Area ST Trend LT Trend Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Trends Status
EU27 226000 - 267000 p - - 726000 845000 - 902000 i - - Threatened C B

The hash sign (#) under Subspecies/subspecific units-Trends or Status means that the EU population trends or EU status were not assessed at the same level as the current selection (species and subspecific unit).

In italics, additional assessment at the subspecies or population level (available only for subspecies listed in the Annexes of the Birds Directive).