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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
Charadriidae
Thinornis cucullatus (Hooded Plover)
(tregellasi) 1985 - 2011 3,750 - 3,750 Expert opinion [R1062] [R1076] [R1104] [R1145] 2002 - 2011 DEC? No idea [R1076] 40 2012 [P889] [S6980] [T4461]
Thinornis novaeseelandiae (Shore Plover)
Chatham Islands 2008 - 2008 200 - 220 Census based [R1024] 1997 - 2008 STA Good [R1024] 2 2012 [S6981]
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel)
Australia 1992 - 2011 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R689] [R1101] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 250 2012 [S6992] [T4923]
New Zealand 2006 - 2006 1,700 - 1,700 Expert opinion [R1054] [R1123] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 15 2012 [T4924]
Hoploxypterus cayanus (Pied Lapwing)
South America 2005 - 2011 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1092] [R1191] 2001 - 2010 STA Poor [R1191] [R1092] 1000 2012 [P955]
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)
S Asia (non-bre) 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 250 2012
E, SE Asia (non-bre) 0 - 0 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R36] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2012 [S6995]
Europe, W Asia/Europe, N Africa & SW Asia 2005 - 2005 5,500,000 - 9,500,000 Best guess [R624] 1995 - 2010 STA Poor [R859] 72300 2012 [P2432] [T4927]
Vanellus crassirostris (Long-toed Lapwing)
crassirostris, E & C Africa 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
crassirostris, Lake Chad Basin 2001 - 2001 1 - 5,000 [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1 2012
leucopterus, W Angola 0 - 0 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R192] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 100 2012 [P910]
leucopterus, Zambia, Mozambique 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 50,000 [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 350 2012 [P911]
Vanellus armatus (Blacksmith Lapwing)
S & E Africa 2001 - 2001 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R190] 1990 - 2000 INC [R192] 10000 2012 [T4938]
Vanellus spinosus (Spur-winged Lapwing)
Africa 2001 - 2001 100,000 - 700,000 [R190] 1990 - 2000 INC [R192] 2600 2012 [P918]
Black Sea & Mediterranean (bre) 1990 - 2000 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R579] 1990 - 2000 INC Poor [R579] 1000 2012
Vanellus duvaucelii (River Lapwing)
S & SE Asia 1987 - 1991 1 - 25,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 250 2012
Vanellus tectus (Black-headed Lapwing)
tectus 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2012
latifrons 2001 - 2001 1 - 25,000 Best guess [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 250 2012
Vanellus malabaricus (Yellow-wattled Lapwing)
South Asia 0 - 0 5,000 - 10,000 [R32] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 70 2012 [S7002]
Vanellus albiceps (White-headed Lapwing)
West & Central Africa 2005 - 2005 50,000 - 100,000 Expert opinion [R868] 2004 - 2004 STA Poor [R192] 710 2012 [S7022]
Tanzania 0 - 0 6,000 - 8,000 [R27] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 70 2012
SE Africa 2001 - 2001 20,000 - 50,000 [R190] 1991 - 2001 STA [R190] 320 2012
Vanellus lugubris (Senegal Lapwing)
Central & Eastern Africa 2000 - 2000 20,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R509] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 320 2012
Southern West Africa 2000 - 2000 5,000 - 20,000 Expert opinion [R509] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 100 2012
Vanellus melanopterus (Black-winged Lapwing)
melanopterus, Ethiopia 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 50,000 [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 220 2012
minor, Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 2,000 - 3,000 Best guess [R664] 0 - 0 DEC Poor [R295] 25 2012 [P944]
minor, Kenya, Tanzania 0 - 0 2,000 - 3,000 [R664] 1980 - 1996 DEC [R295] 25 2012 [P945]
Vanellus coronatus (Crowned Lapwing)
coronatus, Eastern & Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 400,000 - 900,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 6000 2012
coronatus, Central Africa 2001 - 2001 1 - 25,000 Best guess [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 250 2012
coronatus, South-west Africa 2007 - 2007 30,000 - 50,000 Best guess [R857] 1986 - 1996 INC? No idea [R860] 390 2012 [P948] [S7038] [T4969]
demissus 0 - 0 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R509] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 1000 2012
Vanellus senegallus (Wattled Lapwing)
senegallus, West Africa 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 60,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 390 2012
lateralis (solitaneus), South-west Africa 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 1000 2012 [P936]
lateralis, Eastern & South-east Africa 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R190] 1986 - 1996 STA Poor [R295] 1000 2012
major 0 - 0 5,000 - 15,000 [R509] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 85 2012
Vanellus melanocephalus (Spot-breasted Lapwing)
Ethiopia 0 - 0 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R232] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 100 2012
Vanellus superciliosus (Brown-chested Lapwing)
West & Central Africa 2001 - 2001 1 - 25,000 Best guess [R190] 1990 - 2000 STA No idea [R66] 250 2012
Vanellus cinereus (Grey-headed Lapwing)
E, SE & S Asia 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R124] 1977 - 1991 DEC [R519] 1000 2012
Vanellus indicus (Red-wattled Lapwing)
indicus 0 - 0 50,000 - 50,000 [R32] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 500 2012 [S7018]
aigneri 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
lankae 0 - 0 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R595] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 100 2012 [S7020]
atronuchalis 0 - 0 -1 - -1 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 0
Vanellus macropterus (Javan Lapwing)
Java 2005 - 2005 0 - 50 [R64] 1940 - 2005 EXT? [R64] 1 2012 [S7003]
Vanellus tricolor (Banded Lapwing)
Australia 1992 - 2009 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R341] [R689] [R1149] 1982 - 2011 FLU Poor [R341] 1000 2012 [S7004]
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing)
miles 2004 - 2005 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R341] [R1027] [R1101] [R1123] 1982 - 2011 INC Poor [R1101] [R1026] 10000 2012 [S7005] [T4936]
Vanellus novaehollandiae (Black-shouldered Lapwing)
novaehollandiae 2003 - 2003 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R341] 1982 - 1992 INC [R501] 10000 2012 [P916] [S7006]
Vanellus gregarius (Sociable Lapwing)
SE Europe & Western Asia/North-east Africa X 2008 - 2008 3,200 - 17,000 Expert opinion [R1294] 1993 - 1993 DEC Poor [R555] 75 2012 [P951] [S7041]
Central Asian Republics/NW India X 2000 - 2010 200 - 200 Expert opinion [R1294] 1990 - 2000 DEC Poor [R611] 2 2012 [P952] [S7042]
Vanellus leucurus (White-tailed Lapwing)
SW Asia/SW Asia & North-east Africa X 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R519] 1987 - 1997 DEC? No idea [R611] 250 2012 [P953]
Central Asian Republics/South Asia X 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 1987 - 1997 INC? No idea [R611] 1000 2012 [P954]
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