Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Scolopax minor Common name American Woodcock
Population name Atlantic North America (bre)
Breeding range SE Canada, NE & Atlantic USA Non-breeding range S Atlantic States SE USA
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2012 2012 3,000,000 4,000,000 Expert opinion [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 DEC [R635]
WPE 3 1968 2001 DEC [R367]
WPE 4 1968 2001 DEC [R367]
WPE 2 1986 1996 DEC [R97]
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 34600

References

  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • R367 - Kelley, J.R. Jr. 2001. American woodcock population status. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Laurel, Maryland.
  • R97 - Bruggink, J.G. 1996. American woodcock harvest and breeding population status 1996. U.S. Fish and Wildl. Serv., Office of Mig. Bird Mgmt., Patuxtent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.
  • R1007 - Andres, B.A., Smith, P.A., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. & Morrison, R.I.G. 2012. Population estimates of North American shorebirds. In prep. [Temporary reference; final title to be confirmed.]

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