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Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Pelicaniformes
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)
lucidus, Central & Eastern Africa 1995 - 2013 200,000 - 500,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 3200 2018 [P1529] [T6804]
Phalacrocorax capensis (Cape Cormorant)
Coastal Southern Africa 2005 - 2014 351,000 - 351,000 Census based [R1559] 1977 - 2012 DEC Good [R1391] 3500 2018 [S9087]
Phalacrocorax nigrogularis (Socotra Cormorant)
Gulf of Aden, Socotra, Arabian Sea 2000 - 2017 60,000 - 63,000 Expert opinion [R1569] 1990 - 2000 STA/INC Poor [R1330] [R1508] 600 2018 [P1537]
Arabian Coast 2006 - 2006 270,000 - 270,000 Expert opinion [R1330] 1960 - 2000 DEC Poor [R1330] 2700 2018 [P1536]
Phalacrocorax neglectus (Bank Cormorant)
Coastal South-west Africa 2015 - 2015 7,500 - 7,500 Expert opinion [R1559] 1993 - 2006 DEC Good [R1490] 75 2018 [S9088]
Charadriiformes
Burhinidae
Burhinus senegalensis (Senegal Thick-knee)
West Africa 2008 - 2008 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R875] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 1000 2018
North-east & Eastern Africa 2008 - 2008 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R875] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 1000 2018 [T6987]
Glareolidae
Pluvianus aegyptius (Egyptian Plover)
Eastern Africa 2001 - 2001 1,000 - 15,000 Best guess [R1371] 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 40 2018 [S8628]
West Africa 2001 - 2001 20,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2005 - 2016 INC? Poor [R1548] 320 2018
Lower Congo Basin 2001 - 2001 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R190] 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 100 2018
Haematopodidae
Haematopus moquini (African Oystercatcher)
Coastal Southern Africa 1997 - 2003 6,600 - 6,700 Census based [R1520] 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1520] 70 2018 [T7027]
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)
ostralegus, Europe/South & West Europe & NW Africa 2000 - 2013 850,000 - 950,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2006 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1549] [R1559] 8200 2018 [S8955] [T7028]
longipes, SE Eur & W Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 2000 - 2013 27,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R1470] [R1549] [R1569] 1989 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] [R1470] [R1549] 370 2018 [S8956] [T7029]
Recurvirostridae
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)
Western Europe & North-west Africa (bre) 2005 - 2012 89,000 - 99,000 Census based [R1549] 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1552] [R1549] [R1548] 940 2018 [S9007] [T7097]
South-east Europe, Black Sea & Turkey (bre) 2000 - 2015 34,000 - 44,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1548] 2006 - 2015 STA/FLU Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 390 2018 [S9008] [T7098]
West & South-west Asia/Eastern Africa 2008 - 2015 12,000 - 25,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1569] 2006 - 2015 STA/INC? Poor [R1548] 170 2018 [S8926] [T7099]
Eastern Africa 2014 - 2014 20,000 - 50,000 Best guess [R1371] 2003 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] 320 2018 [S8627]
Southern Africa 2007 - 2007 15,000 - 25,000 Expert opinion [R857] 2006 - 2015 STA/FLU Reasonable [R1548] [R1604] 190 2018 [T7095]
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)
himantopus, SW Europe & North-west Africa/West Africa 2000 - 2012 113,000 - 138,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2015 STA Reasonable [R1548] [R1549] 1200 2018 [S9005] [T7092]
himantopus, Central Europe & E Mediterranean/N-Central Africa 1990 - 2013 26,000 - 52,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R602] 1988 - 2015 DEC/STA Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 370 2018 [S9006] [T7093]
himantopus, W, C & SW Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 1990 - 2016 43,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1569] 1988 - 2015 STA/FLU Reasonable [R1548] 660 2018 [S8925]
himantopus, Southern Africa 1998 - 1998 15,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R664] 2006 - 2013 INC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1604] 210 2018 [T7091]
himantopus, Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding south) 2004 - 2004 100,000 - 200,000 Expert opinion [R192] 1997 - 2015 STA? Poor [R1548] 1400 2018
Charadriidae
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)
squatarola, C & E Siberia/SW Asia, Eastern & Southern Africa 1991 - 1998 90,000 - 90,000 Best guess 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1548] 900 2018 [S8378] [T6991]
squatarola, W Siberia/W Europe & W Africa 2010 - 2014 200,000 - 200,000 Census based [R1552] 2006 - 2015 DEC Reasonable [R1548] 2000 2018 [S9047] [T6990]
Pluvialis apricaria (Eurasian Golden Plover)
apricaria, Britain, Ireland, Denmark, Germany & Baltic (bre) 2000 - 2012 140,000 - 210,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] [R860] [R650] [R63] [R1605] 1700 2018 [S8937] [T7184]
altifrons, Iceland & Faroes/East Atlantic coast 2000 - 2014 930,000 - 930,000 Best guess [R1549] 2003 - 2008 UNC Reasonable [R1582] 9300 2018 [T7156]
altifrons, Northern Europe/Western Europe & NW Africa 2000 - 2012 800,000 - 1,100,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC? Reasonable [R1549] [R1582] 9400 2018 [S8939] [T6989]
altifrons, Northern Siberia/Caspian & Asia Minor 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate [R860] 2000 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 2018 [S8375]
Pluvialis fulva (Pacific Golden Plover)
North-central Siberia/South & SW Asia, NE Africa 1987 - 2001 50,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R860] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 710 2018 [S8376]
Eudromias morinellus (Eurasian Dotterel)
Europe/North-west Africa 2000 - 2013 38,000 - 145,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1549] 690 2018 [P892] [S8946] [T7011]
Asia/Middle East 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 2000 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018 [T6680]
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)
hiaticula, Northern Europe/Europe & North Africa 2005 - 2013 47,000 - 62,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1548] 2000 - 2012 DEC/STA Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 540 2018 [S8940] [T6992]
tundrae, NE Europe & Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa 2000 - 2014 250,000 - 700,000 Best guess [R1447] [R1452] [R1453] 2006 - 2015 DEC/STA Poor [R1548] [R1549] 4200 2018 [S9138] [T7159]
psammodromus, Canada, Greenland & Iceland/W & S Africa 2010 - 2014 240,000 - 240,000 Expert opinion [R1552] [R860] [R1549] 1980 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1552] [R1549] 2400 2018 [S8941] [T6993]
Charadrius dubius (Little Ringed Plover)
curonicus, Europe & North-west Africa/West Africa 2001 - 2013 260,000 - 380,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC Poor [R1549] 3100 2018 [S8942] [T6994]
curonicus, West & South-west Asia/Eastern Africa 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate [R1569] 2006 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] -1 2018 [S8928] [T6995]
Charadrius pecuarius (Kittlitz's Plover)
Southern & Eastern Africa 2009 - 2009 120,000 - 250,000 Expert opinion [R875] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 1700 2018 [P831] [S8630] [T6996]
West Africa 2001 - 2001 20,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 320 2018 [T6997]
Charadrius tricollaris (African Three-banded Plover)
Southern & Eastern Africa 2001 - 2001 70,000 - 130,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 950 2018
Charadrius forbesi (Forbes's Plover)
Western & Central Africa 2007 - 2007 10,000 - 50,000 Best guess [R857] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 220 2018 [S8756]
Charadrius marginatus (White-fronted Plover)
mechowi, Inland East & Central Africa 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 15,000 Expert opinion [R860] 2006 - 2015 UNC Poor [R1548] 120 2018 [P857]
hesperius, West Africa 1998 - 2007 10,000 - 15,000 Best guess [R860] 2006 - 2015 UNC Poor [R1548] 120 2018
Charadrius alexandrinus (Kentish Plover)
alexandrinus, West Europe & West Mediterranean/West Africa 1997 - 2013 56,000 - 72,000 Expert opinion [R1371] [R1549] [R1552] [R1548] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1549] [R1552] 660 2018 [S8943] [T7002]
alexandrinus, Black Sea & East Mediterranean/Eastern Sahel 2000 - 2014 45,000 - 66,000 Best guess [R1549] [R602] 2006 - 2015 DEC/STA Poor [R1549] [R1548] 550 2018 [S8944] [T7003]
alexandrinus, SW & Central Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 2002 - 2014 100,000 - 150,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1569] 1990 - 2016 STA/FLU Poor [R1330] [R1548] 1200 2018 [S8929]
Charadrius pallidus (Chestnut-banded Plover)
pallidus, Southern Africa 2000 - 2007 11,000 - 16,000 Expert opinion [R860] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 130 2018 [S8696] [T7005]
venustus, Eastern Africa 2006 - 2006 6,500 - 6,500 Expert opinion [R871] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 65 2018 [S8760]
Charadrius mongolus (Lesser Sandplover)
pamirensis, West-central Asia/SW Asia & Eastern Africa 1991 - 2016 250,000 - 300,000 Expert opinion [R860] [R1422] [R1571] [R1371] 2006 - 2012 INC? Poor [R1548] 2700 2018 [S8945]
Charadrius leschenaultii (Greater Sandplover)
leschenaultii, Central Asia/Eastern & Southern Africa 1998 - 2002 25,000 - 50,000 Best guess [R190] 2000 - 2015 STA? Poor [R1548] 350 2018



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