Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Limosa limosa Common name Black-tailed Godwit
Population name limosa, West-central Asia/SW Asia & Eastern Africa
Breeding range West Central Asia E to upper R Yenisey Non-breeding range SW Asia & NE Africa S to Kenya. S to S Africa in drought years
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
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 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 4 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 5 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 6 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S8302] [R519]

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 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T4808]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1997 2007 Unknown Poor [T580] [R888]
CSR 6 1997 2007 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
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

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.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • T4808 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1992-2007: -2.4% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T580 - 898. Trend 1992-2007: -2.4% p.a. – Uncertain.
  • S8302 - Perennou et al. (1994). Recent maximum of annual count total was 33,265 individuals in Jan. 2013 in IR.



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