Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Gallinago nemoricola Common name Wood Snipe
Population name S & SE Asia
Breeding range Himalayas NW India, S & E Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan Non-breeding range India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, N Laos, N Vietnam, N Thailand, S India
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1993 1993 1 10,000 No quality assessment [R138]
WPE 1 1993 1993 1 10,000 No quality assessment [R555]
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 5 2000 2000 2,500 10,000 No quality assessment [S6549] [R64]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1970 1990 DEC No quality assessment [R138]
WPE 1 1983 1993 DEC No quality assessment [R555]
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC No quality assessment [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC No quality assessment [R64]
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC No quality assessment [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2002 60
WPE 5 2012 50

References

  • 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.
  • R555 - Rose, P.M. and Scott, D.A. 1994. Waterfowl Population Estimates. IWRB Publication 29. Slimbridge, 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
  • R1047 - Collar, N.J. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: The BirdLife International Red Data Book, Chinese Egret, Egretta eulophotes. Pp 111-136.

Notes

  • S6549 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate from BirdLife International (2001).
  • S9840 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate from BirdLife International (2001).
  • T7913 - No information available for a new assessment; previous estimate of declining from Wetlands International (2012). Poorly censused in the non-breeding grounds.



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