Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Numenius phaeopus Common name Whimbrel
Population name alboaxilliaris, South-west Asia/Eastern Africa
Breeding range Lower Volga Steppe SE of Urals Non-breeding range Islands & coasts of W Indian Ocean
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 10,000 [R579]
WPE 4 1990 2000 1 10,000 [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 2000 1 10,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 4 1990 2000 1 10,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 5 1990 2000 1 10,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 6 1997 1999 1 1,000 Best guess [S8310] [R1453]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1977 1997 DEC [R465]
WPE 4 1977 1997 DEC [R465]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1987 1997 DEC Poor [R465]
CSR 4 1987 1997 DEC Poor [R465]
CSR 5 1987 1997 DEC Poor [R465]
CSR 6 1987 1997 DEC Poor [R465]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 100
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R579 - Scott, D.A. in press, 2002. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area. Update Report to African Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Secretariat
  • R465 - Morozov, V.V. 2000. Current status of the southern subspecies of the Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus alboaxillaris (Lowe 1921) in Russia and Kazakstan. Wader Study Group Bulletin 92: 30-37.
  • R611 - Stroud, D.A., Davidson, N.C., West, R., Scott, D.A., Haanstra, L., Thorup, O., Ganter, B. and Delany, S. (compilers) on behalf of the International Wader Study Group 2002. Status of migratory wader populations in Africa and Western Eurasia in the 1990s.
  • R1453 - Tomkovich, P. & Mischenko, A., in litt., 2014
  • R1573 - Brown, Crockford & Sheldon (2014). Drivers of population change and conservation priorities for the Numeniini populations of the world: Conservation statements for the 13 species and 38 biogeographic populations of curlews, godwits and the upland sandpiper. BirdLife International & Wader Study Group

Notes

  • S8310 - Tomkovic & Mischenko suggested reducing the upper limit to 1,000 individuals.



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