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Order
Family
Species
Population
Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Charadriiformes
Rostratulidae
Nycticryphes semicollaris (South American Painted-snipe)
South America 2011 - 2011 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1183] [R1191] 2001 - 2010 STA Reasonable [R1191] [R1183] 1000 2012 [P687]
Dromadidae
Dromas ardeola (Crab-plover)
North-west Indian Ocean, Red Sea & Gulf 2001 - 2001 60,000 - 80,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1991 - 2001 STA? No idea [R190] 690 2012
Haematopodidae
Haematopus leucopodus (Magellanic Oystercatcher)
S South America 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R570] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 - 0 21,000 - 39,000 [R709] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 290 2012 [P750]
Haematopus ater (Blackish Oystercatcher)
bachmani, Pacific N America 2012 - 2012 10,000 - 10,000 Census based [R1007] 2003 - 2012 STA Good [R1007] 100 2012 [P736]
S South America 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R570] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 - 0 12,000 - 24,000 [R709] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 170 2012 [P748]
Haematopus palliatus (American Oystercatcher)
palliatus 2012 - 2012 10,700 - 11,300 Census based [R1007] 2003 - 2012 STA Good [R1007] 110 2012
(frazari) 0 - 0 350 - 350 [R472] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 4 2012 [P738]
(pitanay) 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R570] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012 [P739]
(durnfordi) 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
galapagensiss 2005 - 2005 500 - 500 Best guess [R1158] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 5 2012
Haematopus meadewaldoi (Canarian Oystercatcher)
Canary Islands 1993 - 1993 0 - 0 [R138] 0 - 1940 EXT [R138] -1 0
Haematopus moquini (African Oystercatcher)
Coastal Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 5,000 - 6,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1997 - 2007 INC Reasonable [R888] 55 2012 [S6828] [T4309]
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)
ostralegus, Europe/South & West Europe & NW Africa 2006 - 2006 820,000 - 820,000 Expert opinion [R908] 1997 - 2007 DEC Reasonable [R888] 8200 2012 [T4305]
longipes, SE Eur & W Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 200,000 Expert opinion [R611] 1990 - 2000 DEC? No idea [R63] 1400 2012
osculans 2008 - 2008 5,000 - 10,000 Expert opinion [R1034] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 70 2012 [S6826]
New Zealand 2005 - 2011 79,000 - 130,000 Census based [R1054] [R1123] [R1154] 1996 - 2005 INC Reasonable [R1123] [R1054] 1000 2012 [P735] [S6829]
Haematopus longirostris (Pied Oystercatcher)
Australia, S New Guinea, Aru Is 1992 - 2011 11,000 - 11,000 Expert opinion [R689] [R1126] 1964 - 2011 INC Reasonable [R1167] [R1166] [R1126] [R1066] [R1046] 110 2012 [S6836] [T4317]
Haematopus chathamensis (Chatham Oystercatcher)
Chatham Island 2007 - 2007 313 - 351 Census based [R1129] 1996 - 2007 INC Good [R1129] 3 2012 [P744] [S6838] [T4319]
Haematopus unicolor (Variable Oystercatcher)
New Zealand 2011 - 2011 4,500 - 4,500 Census based [R1154] 2002 - 2011 INC Poor [R1154] 45 2012 [S6837] [T4318]
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher)
fuliginosus 1992 - 1992 4,000 - 4,000 Expert opinion [R689] 1979 - 2011 INC Reasonable [R1168] [R1126] [R1046] 40 2012 [S6839] [T4320]
opthalmicus 1999 - 1999 7,500 - 7,500 [R249] 1983 - 1993 STA [R249] 75 2012
Ibidorhynchidae
Ibidorhyncha struthersii (Ibisbill)
Central Asia 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
Recurvirostridae
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)
himantopus, Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding south) 2004 - 2004 100,000 - 200,000 Expert opinion [R192] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 1400 2012
himantopus, Madagascar 2001 - 2001 5,000 - 10,000 [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 70 2012 [P753]
himantopus, Southern Africa 1998 - 1998 15,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R664] 1986 - 1996 INC Poor [R295] 210 2012
himantopus, SW Europe & North-west Africa/West Africa 1990 - 2000 71,000 - 82,000 Expert opinion [R611] 1990 - 2000 STA Reasonable [R611] 760 2012
himantopus, Central Europe & E Mediterranean/N-Central Africa 1995 - 2005 40,000 - 60,000 Expert opinion [R624] 1995 - 2005 STA? No idea [R624] 490 2012
himantopus, W, C & SW Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 1990 - 2000 30,000 - 70,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624] 1997 - 2007 Unknown No idea 460 2012 [T4332]
himantopus, S Asia 0 - 0 150,000 - 200,000 [R407] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1700 2012 [S6852]
himantopus, E & SE Asia 0 - 0 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R36] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
himantopus, Sri Lanka (ceylonensis) 0 - 0 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R595] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 250 2012 [P760] [S6854]
leucocephalus, SE Asia - Australia 1992 - 2009 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R341] [R689] [R1027] [R1085] [R1112] [R1149] 1982 - 2011 FLU Poor [R1112] [R1085] [R341] 10000 2012 [P761] [S6855] [T4336]
leucocephalus, New Zealand 0 - 0 30,000 - 30,000 [R431] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 300 2012 [P762] [S6856]
C South America 2011 - 2011 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R1183] [R1191] 2001 - 2010 STA Reasonable [R15] 10000 2012 [P776]
mexicanus 0 - 0 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R473] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1007] 10000 2012 [P1113] [S7273]
knudseni 2012 - 2012 2,100 - 2,100 Census based [R1007] 2003 - 2012 INC? No idea [R1007] 20 2012 [P1114]
Himantopus novaezelandiae (Black Stilt)
South Island New Zealand 2006 - 2006 50 - 50 Census based [R1054] [R1123] 1997 - 2006 DEC Good [R1123] 1 2012 [S6868] [T4349]
Cladorhynchus leucocephalus (Banded Stilt)
Australia 1992 - 2011 300,000 - 450,000 Expert opinion [R689] [R1042] [R1079] [R1112] [R1126] [R1188] [R1189] [R1282] 1982 - 2011 FLU Reasonable [R1189] [R1112] [R1101] [R689] 3700 2012 [S6878]
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)
Southern Africa 2007 - 2007 15,000 - 25,000 Expert opinion [R857] 1990 - 2000 INC? No idea [R611] 190 2012
Eastern Africa 1990 - 2000 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R611] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 1000 2012
Western Europe & North-west Africa (bre) 1990 - 2000 73,000 - 73,000 Expert opinion [R611] 1997 - 2007 STA? No idea [R888] 730 2012 [T4362]
South-east Europe, Black Sea & Turkey (bre) 1990 - 2000 47,000 - 47,000 Expert opinion [R611] 1996 - 2006 DEC Poor [R888] 470 2012 [T4363]
West & South-west Asia/Eastern Africa 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R519] [R611] 1997 - 2007 DEC Poor [R888] 250 2012 [T4364]
Central & S Asia 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 1994 - 2004 DEC [R32] 1000 2012 [T4365]
E Asia 2008 - 2008 100,000 - 100,000 Expert opinion [R1034] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
Recurvirostra americana (American Avocet)
N & C America 0 - 0 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R473] 2003 - 2012 STA Good [R1007] 10000 2012 [S6886]
Recurvirostra novaehollandiae (Red-necked Avocet)
Australia 1992 - 1992 107,000 - 107,000 Expert opinion [R689] 1982 - 2011 FLU Poor [R1101] [R341] 1100 2012 [S6887] [T4368]
Recurvirostra andina (Andean Avocet)
Andean South America 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
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