Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Numenius arquata Common name Eurasian Curlew
Population name orientalis, E & SE Asia (non-bre)
Breeding range Non-breeding range E & SE Asia
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 35,000 35,000 [R35]
WPE 4 0 0 35,000 35,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2008 2008 100,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S6634] [R1034]

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 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 350
WPE 4 2006 350
WPE 5 2012 1000

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.
  • R35 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (2008). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R36 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (in prep, 2006). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R1034 - Cao, L., Zhang, J., Barter, M. and Lei, G. 2009. Anatidae in eastern China during the non-breeding season: geographical distributions and protection status. Biol. Conserv. 143: 650?659.

Notes

  • S6634 - The eastern China Minimum Population Estimate (82 000 birds) is more than twice theprevious Flyway estimate of 35 000 birds (WPE4). With 5,500 birds counted outside China (and that being probably on the low side) it appears that the Flyway population is probably ~100 000 birds.



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