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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
Charadriiformes
Scolopacidae
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)
schinzii, Baltic/SW Europe & NW Africa 2003 - 2012 1,400 - 1,800 Census based [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 15 2018 [P658] [S9042] [T7151]
schinzii, Britain & Ireland/SW Europe & NW Africa 2005 - 2008 26,300 - 32,300 Expert opinion [R1549] 1996 - 2010 INC Reasonable [R1549] 290 2018 [P659] [S9043] [T7152]
arctica, NE Greenland/West Africa 1996 - 1999 21,000 - 45,000 Expert opinion [R448] 1988 - 2000 STA? Poor [R1549] [R860] 310 2018 [T7198]
schinzii, Iceland & Greenland/NW and West Africa 2010 - 2014 730,000 - 830,000 Census based [R1552] 2003 - 2015 DEC? Reasonable [R1552] [R1548] 7800 2018 [P657] [S9041] [T7150]
Calidris maritima (Purple Sandpiper)
N Europe & W Siberia (breeding) 2000 - 2012 50,000 - 100,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Poor [R1549] [R1548] 710 2018 [P641] [S9039] [T7146]
NE Canada & N Greenland (breeding) 2004 - 2009 11,000 - 11,000 Expert opinion [R1326] [R1463] [R63] 1991 - 2015 DEC Reasonable [R1548] [R1007] 110 2018 [S8345] [T7147]
Calidris minuta (Little Stint)
Western Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa 2000 - 2014 1,000,000 - 5,000,000 Best guess [R1451] [R1453] 2006 - 2015 STA? Reasonable [R1548] 22000 2018 [S8341] [T7142]
N Europe/S Europe, North & West Africa 2010 - 2014 300,000 - 300,000 Expert opinion [R1552] 2006 - 2015 DEC Reasonable [R1452] [R1552] [R1548] 3000 2018 [S9037] [T7141]
Scolopax rusticola (Eurasian Woodcock)
Europe/South & West Europe & North Africa 1991 - 2014 21,000,000 - 27,000,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA Poor [R1549] [R1607] [R1451] [R1608] 240000 2018 [S9009] [T7100]
Western Siberia/South-west Asia (Caspian) 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 2018
Gallinago stenura (Pintail Snipe)
Northern Siberia/South Asia & Eastern Africa 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R519] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2018 [P448]
Gallinago media (Great Snipe)
Scandinavia/probably West Africa 2008 - 2013 19,000 - 52,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor [R1549] 300 2018 [S9011] [T7102]
Western Siberia & NE Europe/South-east Africa 2000 - 2012 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1549] 10000 2018 [S9012] [T7103]
Gallinago gallinago (Common Snipe)
gallinago, Europe/South & West Europe & NW Africa 2000 - 2013 7,400,000 - 14,500,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1548] 2000 - 2012 STA Reasonable [R1549] 100000 2018 [S9013] [T7104]
gallinago, Western Siberia/South-west Asia & Africa 1987 - 1996 1,000,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R178] 2000 - 2010 Unknown No idea [R1548] 20000 2018 [T7199]
faeroeensis, Iceland, Faroes & Northern Scotland/Ireland 2000 - 2014 570,000 - 570,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R860] 2000 - 2012 Unknown No idea [R1549] 5700 2018 [S9014]
Lymnocryptes minimus (Jack Snipe)
Northern Europe/S & W Europe & West Africa 2000 - 2000 1,000,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R860] [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA Poor [R1549] 20000 2018 [S9010] [T7101]
Western Siberia/SW Asia & NE Africa 1998 - 2006 1,000,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R1447] [R1448] 2000 - 2012 Unknown No idea 20000 2018 [S8299]
Phalaropus lobatus (Red-necked Phalarope)
Western Eurasia/Arabian Sea 2000 - 2013 1,000,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor [R1549] 20000 2018 [S9045] [T7200]
Phalaropus fulicarius (Red Phalarope)
Canada & Greenland/Atlantic coast of Africa 0 - 0 1,140,000 - 2,100,000 Expert opinion [R1007] 2003 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1007] [R1549] 15700 2018 [S8358] [T7155]
Xenus cinereus (Terek Sandpiper)
NE Europe & W Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1447] 1989 - 2015 STA/DEC? Poor [R1549] [R1548] 10000 2018 [P582] [S9031] [T7131]
Actitis hypoleucos (Common Sandpiper)
West & Central Europe/West Africa 2000 - 2013 1,000,000 - 1,600,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC/STA Reasonable [R1551] [R1549] [R1548] 12000 2018 [P585] [S9032] [T7132]
E Europe & W Siberia/Central, E & S Africa 1997 - 2013 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 Best guess 1994 - 2014 STA Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 28000 2018 [S9033] [T7133]
Tringa ochropus (Green Sandpiper)
Northern Europe/S & W Europe, West Africa 2000 - 2013 1,800,000 - 3,300,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 1990 - 2015 INC Reasonable [R1548] [R1551] [R1549] 24000 2018 [S9029] [T7127]
Western Siberia/SW Asia, NE & Eastern Africa 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R611] 1991 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 10000 2018 [T7128]
Tringa erythropus (Spotted Redshank)
N Europe/Southern Europe, North & West Africa 2000 - 2013 61,500 - 162,000 Best guess [R1549] 1997 - 2015 STA/DEC Poor [R1551] [R1548] [R1552] [R1549] 1000 2018 [S9022] [T7118]
Western Siberia/SW Asia, NE & Eastern Africa 1987 - 1991 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 2006 - 2014 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] 1000 2018 [S8315] [T7158]
Tringa nebularia (Common Greenshank)
Northern Europe/SW Europe, NW & West Africa 1995 - 2014 230,000 - 470,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 1997 - 2015 STA/INC? Poor [R1549] [R1552] [R1548] 3300 2018 [S9028] [T7125]
Western Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess 1991 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1452] 10000 2018 [S9129] [T7126]
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)
totanus, Northern Europe (breeding) 1990 - 2013 140,000 - 220,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1552] 2003 - 2014 STA/FLU Poor [R1549] [R1552] [R650] [R63] 1800 2018 [S9023] [T7119]
totanus, Central & East Europe (breeding) 2000 - 2013 364,000 - 663,000 Expert opinion 2000 - 2012 DEC? Reasonable [R1549] 4900 2018 [P552] [S9024] [T7120]
ussuriensis, Western Asia/SW Asia, NE & Eastern Africa 1990 - 2000 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R860] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 10000 2018 [T7121]
robusta, Iceland & Faroes/Western Europe 2000 - 2000 150,000 - 420,000 Best guess [R1549] [R624] [R860] 2003 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1381] [R1552] 2400 2018 [S9025] [T7122]
totanus, Britain & Ireland/Britain, Ireland, France 2008 - 2009 76,500 - 76,500 Expert opinion [R1549] 1991 - 2010 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 760 2018 [P555] [S9026] [T7228]
Tringa glareola (Wood Sandpiper)
North-west Europe/West Africa 2000 - 2013 1,390,000 - 2,310,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 1999 - 2015 STA Reasonable [R1549] [R1551] [R1548] 18000 2018 [S9030] [T7129]
NE Europe & W Siberia/Eastern & Southern Africa 0 - 0 2,000,000 - 2,000,001 Best guess [R1549] 1996 - 2015 DEC? Reasonable [R1548] 20000 2018 [S9094] [T7130]
Tringa stagnatilis (Marsh Sandpiper)
Eastern Europe/West & Central Africa 2000 - 2013 36,000 - 91,000 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 UNC Poor [R1549] [R1548] 0 2018 [S9027] [T7123]
Western Asia/SW Asia, Eastern & Southern Africa 1990 - 2000 50,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R190] 1995 - 2015 STA/FLU Reasonable [R1548] 810 2018
Dromadidae
Dromas ardeola (Crab-plover)
North-west Indian Ocean, Red Sea & Gulf 2001 - 2014 52,200 - 69,500 Census based [R1609] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 0 2018 [T7012]
Glareolidae
Glareola pratincola (Collared Pratincole)
pratincola, Western Europe & NW Africa/West Africa 1998 - 2012 28,000 - 39,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 STA/FLU Poor [R1549] 330 2018 [S8947] [T7016]
pratincola, Black Sea & E Mediterranean/Eastern Sahel zone 1980 - 2013 18,000 - 32,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R602] 2003 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1549] [R1576] 230 2018 [S8948] [T7017]
pratincola, SW Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 2000 - 2015 66,000 - 100,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1569] 2006 - 2015 Unknown No idea 710 2018 [S8927]
Glareola nordmanni (Black-winged Pratincole)
SE Europe & Western Asia/Southern Africa 2006 - 2007 220,000 - 290,000 Expert opinion [R1559] 1992 - 2007 INC Poor [R1462] 2500 2018 [S9096] [T6402]
Glareola ocularis (Madagascar Pratincole)
Madagascar/East Africa 2001 - 2001 5,000 - 10,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2003 - 2012 Unknown Poor [R190] [R860] 70 2018 [S8690] [T6732]
Glareola nuchalis (Rock Pratincole)
nuchalis, Eastern & Central Africa 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R1559] [R860] 1000 2018 [T7021]
liberiae, West Africa 2008 - 2008 100,000 - 300,000 Best guess [R875] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R1559] [R860] 1700 2018 [T7020]
Glareola cinerea (Grey Pratincole)
SE West Africa & Central Africa 2001 - 2001 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R190] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R1559] [R860] 250 2018 [T7019]
Laridae
Anous stolidus (Brown Noddy)
plumbeigularis, Red Sea & Gulf of Aden 1980 - 2010 96,000 - 126,000 Expert opinion [R1343] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R1343] 1100 2018 [T6251]
Anous tenuirostris (Lesser Noddy)
tenuirostris, Indian OceanIslands to E Africa 2004 - 2013 1,141,000 - 1,336,000 Expert opinion [R1343] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R1343] 12000 2018 [T6252]
Rynchops flavirostris (African Skimmer)
Coastal West Africa & Central Africa 2001 - 2001 7,000 - 13,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2003 - 2014 UNC Poor [R1381] [R1359] 90 2018 [T6716]



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