Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris minutilla Common name Least Sandpiper
Population name N North America (bre)
Breeding range Alaska through NW, NC & SE Canada Non-breeding range S USA, Central America & Caribbean to N Chile, CE Brazil
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 700,000 700,000 [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 1,000,000 [R469]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 1,000,000 [R469]
WPE 3 0 0 600,000 600,000 [R472]
WPE 5 0 0 700,000 700,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1991 2006 DEC [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 7000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 6000
WPE 5 2012 7000

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.
  • R469 - Morrison, R.G. et al. 1994. In: Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). Bird Trends No. 3. Canadian Wildlife Service publication.
  • R472 - Morrison, R.I.G., Gill, Jr., R.E., Harrington, B.A. Skagen, S., Page, G.W., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. and Haig, S.M. (2001) Estimates of shorebird populations in North America. Occasional Paper No. 104, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario. 64pp.
  • 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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