Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Limosa limosa Common name Black-tailed Godwit
Population name limosa, S Asia (non-bre)
Breeding range Central Asia, Siberia Non-breeding range S Asia
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 100,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 100,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 100,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 4 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 [S700] [R20]
WPE 5 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 [S6584] [R20]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 INC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 INC [R519]
WPE 3 1977 1991 INC [R519]
WPE 4 1977 1991 INC [R519]
WPE 5 1977 1991 INC [R519]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1000
WPE 2 1997 1000
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1500
WPE 5 2012 1500

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.
  • R20 - Asian Waterbird Census unpublished data. 2002.

Notes

  • S700 - 20: >110,000 and 126,000 counted in India in 2002 and 2003 respectively.
  • S6584 - 20: >110,000 and 126,000 counted in India in 2002 and 2003 respectively.



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