Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Arenaria interpres Common name Ruddy Turnstone
Population name morinella
Breeding range Low Arctic Canada & NE Alaska Non-breeding range California & S Carolina S to SC Chile, N Argentina
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 25,000 100,000 [R470]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R471]
WPE 4 0 0 180,000 180,000 [R473]
WPE 3 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R95]
WPE 5 0 0 180,000 180,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 STA [R635]
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R483]
WPE 4 1991 2004 DEC [R473]
WPE 3 0 0 INC
WPE 5 2003 2012 DEC Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 1800
WPE 3 2002 1800
WPE 5 2012 1800

References

  • R470 - Morrison, R.I.G. and Ross, R.K. 1989. Atlas of Neartic Shorebirds on the coast of South America. 2 vols. Canadian Wildlife Service Special 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 Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.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.
  • R483 - National Biological Service. (no date). The Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
  • 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.
  • R95 - Brown, S., C. Hickey, and B. Harrington, eds. 2000. The U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan. Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Manomet, MA.
  • 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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