Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris tenuirostris Common name Great Knot
Population name Eastern Siberia/SW Asia & W Southern Asia
Breeding range NE Siberia E of Verhoyansk Mts Non-breeding range Oman, UAE, E Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, NW India, Sri Lanka
Red List Category Endangered
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 1 10,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 1 10,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 2,000 5,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 2,000 5,000 [R611]
WPE 5 1985 2000 2,000 5,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 4 1985 2000 2,000 5,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 5 1985 2000 2,000 5,000 Best guess [R611]
CSR 6 2000 2012 1,500 2,000 Expert opinion [S8335] [R1455] [R1422]

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 0 0 Unknown
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 2000 2012 DEC? Poor [T6335] [R1389] [R1455]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 35
WPE 4 2006 35
WPE 5 2012 30
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 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.
  • R1455 - de Fouw, in litt., 2014
  • R1422 - Nagy, S., Alanazi, F., Almomen, A. Alsuhaibani, A, AlRashidi, M., Dereliev, S., Keijl, G. Ruiters, P. & Shobrak, M. 2014. Winter waterbird survey in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in January 2014. Wetlands International, Ede, The Netherlands.
  • R1389 - van Roomen, M., & Amini, H. (2009). Waterbird numbers in Iran, January 2009. In H. Amini & M. van Roomen (Eds.), Waterbirds in Iran 2009: Results of a mid-winter count in the provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran, Golestan, Sistan-Beluchistan, Hormozgan, Fars, Busher & Khuzestan, of the Islamic Republic of Iran, January 2009 (pp. 11-19): Department of Environment, Islamic Republic of Iran & SOVON, Teheran and Nijmegen.

Notes

  • S8335 - Only 107 counted at Bar al Hikman in Dec. 2013 (de Fouw, in litt) and they estimated a maximum of 1000. Recent maximum was 488 individuals in IR. 10 individuals in UAE Jan. 2013. None observed at the Tarut Bay and surrounding areas in Jan. 2014 (Nagy et al., in prep.).
  • T6335 - Decreasing counts from IR and OM (van Roomen & Amini, 2009, de Fouw, in litt.).



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