Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Actitis macularius Common name Spotted Sandpiper
Population name E North America (bre)
Breeding range E North America Non-breeding range S USA, Central America, Caribbean, S America S to Uruguay
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Often placed in genus Tringa.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 1 250,000 [R472]
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 150,000 150,000 [R473]
WPE 5 0 0 150,000 150,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 STA [R635]
WPE 3 1966 1993 STA [R500]
WPE 2 1966 1996 DEC [R565]
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA? [R473]
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 2500
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1500

References

  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • 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.
  • R500 - Oring, L.W., E.M. Gray, and J.M. Reed. 1997. Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia). In the Birds of North America, No. 289 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
  • 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.
  • 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.]

Notes




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