Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Arenaria melanocephala Common name Black Turnstone
Population name Alaska (bre)
Breeding range W & S Alaska Non-breeding range Coast SE Alaska to NE Mexico
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 95,000 95,000 [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 61,000 99,000 [R635]
WPE 2 0 0 61,000 99,000 [R635]
WPE 3 0 0 61,000 99,000 [R290]
WPE 5 0 0 95,000 95,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 950
WPE 1 1994 800
WPE 2 1997 800
WPE 3 2002 800
WPE 5 2012 950

References

  • 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.
  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • R290 - Handel, C.M. and Gill, R.E. 1992. Breeding distribution of the Black Turnstone. Wilson Bulletin 104: 122-135.
  • 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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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on