Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Gallinago megala Common name Swinhoe's Snipe
Population name Central Asia (bre)
Breeding range CS Siberia, N Mongolia, SE Russia & NE China Non-breeding range S & E India E to S China, Taiwan, SE Asia to N Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
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 1 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R35]
WPE 4 2005 2005 25,000 100,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2007 25,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S6552] [R36]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R35 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (2008). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R36 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (in prep, 2006). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.

Notes

  • S6552 - Estimate retained from WPE4; not re-assessed due to limited new information; poorly surveyed in non-breeding grounds in Oceania. Generally at low density, occasionally congregates (up to a few hundred birds).



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