Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Limosa haemastica Common name Hudsonian Godwit
Population name Alaska (bre)
Breeding range NW & S Alaska Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (N North Am/SE South America).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1999 1999 14,000 14,000 [R95]
WPE 4 1999 1999 14,000 14,000 [R95]
WPE 5 2012 2012 21,000 21,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1983 1993 STA [R471]
WPE 4 1983 1993 STA [R471]
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 140
WPE 4 2006 140
WPE 5 2012 210


  • R95 - Brown, S., C. Hickey, and B. Harrington, eds. 2000. The U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan. Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Manomet, MA.
  • R471 - Morrison, R.I.G., Bourget, A., Butler, R., Dickson, H.L., Gratto-Trevor, C., Hicklin, P., Hyslop, C. and Ross, R.K. 1994. A preliminary assessment of the status of shorebird populations in Canada. Can. Wildl. Serv. Progress Notes No. 28. March 1994. 19pp.
  • 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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