Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Pedionomidae
Scientific name Pedionomus torquatus Common name Plains-wanderer
Population name E Australia
Breeding range E Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Endangered
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1999 1999 2,500 8,000 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 2,500 8,000 [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 1993 1993 1 25,000 [R138]
WPE 5 2009 2009 3,000 3,000 Expert opinion [S6312] [R1076]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1950 1998 DEC [R249]
WPE 4 1950 1998 DEC [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2000 2009 FLU Reasonable [T4758] [R1076] [R1012]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 55
WPE 4 2006 55
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 30

References

  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.
  • R1076 - Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. 2010. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  • R1012 - Baker-Gabb, D.J., 2002. Recovery plan for the Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus 2002-2006: conservation of lowland native grassland dependent fauna. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Notes

  • S6312 - Estimate is based on 2000 mature individuals (low reliability)
  • T4758 - Declining trend (low reliability) with fluctuations linked to rainfall.



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