Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Tringa flavipes Common name Lesser Yellowlegs
Population name Americas
Breeding range Alaska to SC Canada E to James Bay Non-breeding range S USA through Central America, Caribbean, South America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R469]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R471]
WPE 3 0 0 300,000 800,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 400,000 400,000 [R473]
WPE 5 0 0 400,000 400,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 DEC [R635]
WPE 2 1966 1996 INC [R565]
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R194]
WPE 4 1990 2000 DEC [R194]
WPE 5 2003 2012 DEC Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 5500
WPE 4 2006 4000
WPE 5 2012 4000

References

  • R469 - Morrison, R.G. et al. 1994. In: Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). Bird Trends No. 3. Canadian Wildlife Service publication.
  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • 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.
  • R565 - Sauer, J.R., Schwartz, S., Peterjohn, B.G. and Hines, J.E. 1996. The North American Breeding Bird Survey Home Page. Version 94.3 Natl. Biol. Serv., Patuxtent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD. URL: http://www.mbr.nbs.gov/bbs/bbs.html.
  • 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.
  • R194 - Donaldson, G.M., C. Hyslop, R.I.G. Morrison, H.L. Dickson and I. Davidson. 2000. Canadian Shorebird Conservation Plan. Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, Ottawa.
  • 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.
  • 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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