Interim profile, incomplete information
Details of this species in Namibia
Source: BirdLife International 2009
Species Notes for this Location:
Offshore Islands of Namibia
Management Notes for this Location:
Predation: The King Gull (Larus hartlaubii) is listed as Least Concern in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It has a large range and is a breeding resident endemic to the Atlantic Ocean coastline of South Africa and Namibia. The species is threatened by a high rate of breeding failure, storms and floods that may destroy nests and the impacts of natural and introduced predators. On the off-shore islands it is under threat by introduced predators cats (Felis catus), Cape Mongoose (Herpestes pulverulentus), the yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata) and the Cape fox (Vulpes chama) (BirdLife International 2009)
Last Modified: 16/06/2012 8:30:25 p.m.