Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alba Common name Sanderling
Population name alba, South-west Asia, Eastern & Southern Africa (win)
Breeding range Severnaya Zemlya, Taymyr, Lena Delta, New Siberian Is Non-breeding range Red Sea, Persian Gulf, E African coast to Madagascar, South Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa 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 3 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 [R190]
WPE 1 1987 1991 120,000 120,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 120,000 120,000 [R519]
WPE 5 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 Best guess [R190] [R611]
CSR 4 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 Best guess [R190] [R611]
CSR 5 2001 2001 150,000 150,000 Best guess [R190] [R611]
CSR 6 1990 2000 150,000 150,000 Expert opinion [R860]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1987 1997 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 4 1987 1997 STA? Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1987 1997 STA? Poor [R611]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [R860]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 1400
WPE 4 2006 1500
WPE 1 1994 1200
WPE 2 1997 1200
WPE 5 2012 1500
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • R860 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • T7140 - Long-term trend is probably stable.



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