Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Scolopax rochussenii Common name Moluccan Woodcock
Population name N Moluccas
Breeding range N Moluccas (Obi & Bacan Is) Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia
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 1 1985 1985 0 0 No quality assessment [R304]
WPE 3 1999 1999 2,500 10,000 No quality assessment [R68]
WPE 4 2005 2005 2,500 10,000 No quality assessment [R64]
WPE 2 1993 1993 1 1,000 No quality assessment [R138]
WPE 5 2005 2005 2,500 10,000 No quality assessment [R64]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1975 1985 EXT No quality assessment [R304]
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC No quality assessment [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC No quality assessment [R64]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC No quality assessment [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2002 60
WPE 2 1997 10
WPE 5 2012 50

References

  • R304 - Hayman, P., Marchant, J. and Prater, A.J. 1986. Shorebirds: An Identification Guide to the Waders of the World. Croom-Helm, Beckenham, UK.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at www.birdlife.org
  • 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.
  • R1890 - Cottee-Jones, H. E.; Mittermeier, J. C.; Redding, D. W. 2013. The Moluccan Woodcock Scolopax rochussenii on Obi Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia: a ‘lost’ species is less endangered than expected. Forktail 29: 88-93.

Notes

  • S9710 - A species distribution model based on results from a field survey estimated a population size of c. 19,000 mature individuals or (Cottee-Jones et al. 2013), on the basis of which the maximum number was increased.



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