Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Tringa ochropus Common name Green Sandpiper
Population name Northern Europe/S & W Europe, West Africa
Breeding range N Europe Non-breeding range W Europe, North & West Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2006 2006 1,000,000 2,400,000 [R624]
WPE 3 1990 2000 1,000,000 1,890,000 [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 2000 1,000,000 2,400,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 4 1990 2000 1,000,000 2,400,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 5 1990 2000 1,000,000 2,400,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 6 2000 2013 1,800,000 3,300,000 Expert opinion [S8325] [R1362] [R1361] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA [R611]
WPE 3 1990 2000 STA/INC? [R579]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1975 1997 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 4 1975 1997 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1975 1997 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 6 2000 2012 STA Reasonable [T6325] [R1362]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 17000
WPE 3 2002 14500
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 15500
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R624 - Thorup, O. (comp) 2006. Breeding Waders in Europe 2000. International Wader Studies 14. International Wader Study Group, UK.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1361 - BirdLife International, BTO, EBCC, CSO, IUCN, RSPB, SOVON, Wetlands International (in prep) Population and trend data provided to the European Red List of Birds Project funded by the European Commission. Digital dataset. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0
  • R1551 - EBCC, RSPB, BirdLife International & Statistics Netherlands. 2016. Trends of common birds in Europe, 2016 update. URL: http://www.ebcc.info/index.php?ID=612

Notes

  • S8325 - 623,612-1,086,386 pairs in BG, BY, DE, DK, EE, FI, LT, LV, NO, PL, RO, RU, SE, UK (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.). Further 860-1,450 pairs in MK and UA (BirdLife International, 2004). This yields a total of 1,800,000-3,300,000 individuals.
  • T6325 - 2000-2012: 0.9761-1.0301, 1980-2012: 0.9956-1.0146.
  • S9029 - 615,512-1,049,906 pairs.
  • T7127 - BirdLife International (2015) reports stable short-term and increasing long-term trend based on breeding estimates. This agrees with EBCC et al. (2016) and with the results of mid-winter counts (Wetlands International 2017).



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