Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name pacifica
Breeding range SW Alaska S of Seward Peninsula Non-breeding range British Colombia (Canada), W USA, W Mexico
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 500,000 600,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 550,000 550,000 [R473]
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 550,000 550,000 Best guess [R473]

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 2 1983 1993 STA [R471]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 5500
WPE 4 2006 5500
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 5500

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.
  • 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.
  • R471 - Morrison, R.I.G., Bourget, A., Butler, R., Dickson, H.L., Gratto-Trevor, C., Hicklin, P., Hyslop, C. and Ross, R.K. 1994. A preliminary assessment of the status of shorebird populations in Canada. Can. Wildl. Serv. Progress Notes No. 28. March 1994. 19pp.
  • 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




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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