Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name arcticola
Breeding range N Alaska N of Seward Peninsula, NW Canada Non-breeding range East Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia North America
Notes Population added in WPE3.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 750,000 750,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 750,000 750,000 [R472]
WPE 5 2012 2012 353,000 674,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1981 1992 DEC [R686]
WPE 4 1981 1992 DEC [R686]
WPE 5 2003 2012 DEC Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 7500
WPE 4 2006 7500
WPE 5 2012 4900

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.
  • R686 - Warnock, N.D., and R.E. Gill. 1996. Dunlin (Calidris alpina). In the Birds of North America, No. 203 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
  • 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




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on