Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Rynchops flavirostris Common name African Skimmer
Population name Eastern & Southern Africa
Breeding range Sudan, SW Ethiopia S to Botswana, S Mozambique Non-breeding range Nile & Rift Valleys S to Botswana & South Africa
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Africa
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 Expert opinion [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1985 1995 DEC [R178]
WPE 4 1985 1995 DEC [R178]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1985 1995 DEC Poor [R178]
CSR 4 1985 1995 DEC Poor [R178]
CSR 5 1985 1995 DEC Poor [R178]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 100
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R178 - del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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