Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Limnodromus semipalmatus Common name Asian Dowitcher
Population name C & E Asia (bre)
Breeding range W, C & E Siberia, Mongolia, N Manchuria Non-breeding range E India, SE Asia, Sumatra, Java, N Australia
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 15,000 20,000 [R321]
WPE 2 0 0 15,000 20,000 [R321]
WPE 3 0 0 23,000 23,000 [R35]
WPE 4 0 0 23,000 23,000 [S1081] [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2007 23,000 23,000 Expert opinion [S6704] [R36]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2000 2009 DEC Poor [T4185] [R1076]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 180
WPE 2 1997 180
WPE 3 2002 230
WPE 4 2006 230
WPE 5 2012 230

References

  • R321 - Howes, J. and Parish, D. 1989. New Information on Asian Shorebirds: A preliminary review of the INTERWADER Programme 1983-1989 and priorities for the future. Asian Wetland Bureau Publication No. 42. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R35 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (2008). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R36 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (in prep, 2006). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R1076 - Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. 2010. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Notes

  • S1081 - 33: Indian wintering population estimated at 800.
  • S6704 - Estimate retained from WPE4; not re-assessed due to limited new information; large numbers still occur in Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • T4185 - Trend is an overall decline consistent with loss and degradation of habitat in both breeding and non-breeding areas.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on