Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Numenius tahitiensis Common name Bristle-thighed Curlew
Population name W Alaska (bre)
Breeding range W Alaska Non-breeding range Central & S Pacific Islands
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions North America Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R151]
WPE 1 0 0 10,000 10,000 [R139]
WPE 3 0 0 10,000 10,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 10,000 10,000 [R472]
WPE 5 2011 2011 10,000 10,000 Census based [R472] [R1024]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1994 1995 DEC [R151]
WPE 1 1982 1992 DEC [R139]
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA? [R473]
WPE 5 2002 2011 DEC Reasonable [T4848] [R1024]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 1 1994 100
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 100

References

  • R151 - Cranswick, P.A., Bowler, J.M., Delany, S.N., Einarsson, O. Gardarsson, A., McElwaine, G., Merne, O.J., Rees, E.C. and Wells, J.H. (in press). Numbers of Whooper swans Cygnus cygnus in Iceland, Ireland and Britain in January 1995: results of the International Waterbird Census
  • R139 - Collar, N.J., Gonzaga, L.P., Krabbe, N., Madrono-Nieto, A., Parker T.A.III and Wege, D.C. 1992. Threatened Birds of the Americas: The ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. ICBP, Cambridge, UK.
  • R472 - Morrison, R.I.G., Gill, Jr., R.E., Harrington, B.A. Skagen, S., Page, G.W., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. and Haig, S.M. (2001) Estimates of shorebird populations in North America. Occasional Paper No. 104, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario. 64pp.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R473 - Morrison, R.I.G., McCaffery, B.J., Skagen, S., Andres, B., Page, G., Jones, S., and Gill, R.E. 2005. Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2005. Draft MS.
  • R1024 - BirdLife International. 2012j. IUCN Red List for birds (downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org)

Notes

  • T4848 - No change from WPE estimate but trend changed to declining.



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