Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Glareolidae
Scientific name Glareola nuchalis Common name Rock Pratincole
Population name liberiae, West Africa
Breeding range W Africa Sierra Leone - W Cameroon Non-breeding range W Africa Sahel zone Guinea-Bissau to Mali & Cameroon
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 10,000 25,000 [R190]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [S2042] [R250]
WPE 5 2008 2008 100,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R875]
CSR 4 1996 1996 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess
CSR 5 2008 2008 100,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R900] [R875]
CSR 6 2008 2008 100,000 300,000 Expert opinion [R875]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 1700
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R250 - Gatter, W. 1997. Birds of Liberia. Pica Press, Sussex.
  • R875 - Dodman, T. 2009. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Unpublished manuscript.
  • R900 - Dodman 2009 (3 above) based on 7.
  • R1559 - BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2017.
  • R860 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Notes

  • S2042 - 253 suggested that the (bre) population in Liberia may be well in excess of 100,000 birds, based on counts along 10 kilometre stretches of several rivers.
  • T7020 - BirdLife International (2017) and Delany et al. (2009) assume that decline has taken place due to habitat loss.



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