Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alba Common name Sanderling
Population name E & SE Asia, Australia, New Zealand (non-bre)
Breeding range Severnaya Zemlya, Taymyr, Lena Delta, New Siberian Is, N Alaska Non-breeding range Coastal Australia, SW Pacific Is, Indonesia, Philippines, Indochina, S China, Taiwan, Korea
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes Birds breeding in Lena Delta and New Siberian Islands sometimes ascribed to rubida, along with those in Alaska and Canada.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R714]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R714]
WPE 3 0 0 22,000 22,000 [R35]
WPE 4 0 0 22,000 22,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2007 22,000 22,000 Expert opinion [S6717] [R36] [R1171]

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 No idea [T4198]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 220
WPE 4 2006 220
WPE 5 2012 220

References

  • R714 - Yanagisawa, N., Fujimaki, Y. and Higuchi, H. (pers. comm.). 1993. Japanese data on waterbird population sizes, summarised for IWRB.
  • 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.
  • R1171 - Taufiqurrahman, I., Adhy, M.T., Harun, S. and Zulfikar, H. 2010. Pantai Trisik, Yogyakarta: another internationally important site for Sanderling Calidris alba in Indonesia. Stilt 58: 75-62.

Notes

  • S6717 - Estimate retained from WPE4; not re-assessed due to limited new information; possible increase in estimate and trend (increasing) require confirmation. Ongoing comprehensive analysis by University of Queensland is anticipated to shortly provide a reassessment.
  • T4198 - Possible increase in estimate and trend (increasing) require confirmation. Ongoing comprehensive analysis by University of Queensland is anticipated to shortly provide a reassessment.



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