Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius marginatus Common name White-fronted Plover
Population name arenaceus, SE African coast
Breeding range Eastern Cape of South Africa to southern Mozambique Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes In WPE4 this population was included in a single enlarged population of arenaceus.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2001 2001 8,000 12,000 Best guess [R860]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 100


  • 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.


Copyright Wetlands International 2012

Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on