Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris ptilocnemis Common name Rock Sandpiper
Population name tschuktschorum
Breeding range E Chukotskiy Peninsula - W Alaska Non-breeding range Coastal NW North America, E Japan
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia North America
Notes Southern part of winter range appears to have contracted northward (Buchanan (1999)).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 60,000 70,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 60,000 70,000 [S1204] [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2012 2012 50,000 50,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1988 1998 STA [R472]
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA? [R473]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 650
WPE 4 2006 650
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 500

References

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.]

Notes

  • S1204 - 479: 50,000 in Alaska, 10,000-20,000 in Chukotka.



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