Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name centralis, Central Siberia/SW Asia & NE Africa
Breeding range North Central Siberia Non-breeding range Caspian, SW Asia, E Mediterranean, Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 150,000 150,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 300,000 300,000 [R611]
WPE 4 2006 2006 500,000 500,000 [S1226] [R668]
WPE 5 2005 2005 500,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R668]
CSR 4 2005 2005 500,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R668]
CSR 5 2005 2005 500,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R668]
CSR 6 1990 2013 500,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R860]

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
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 2003 2012 STA/DEC? Poor [T6347] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1500
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 3000
WPE 4 2006 5000
WPE 5 2012 5000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R611 - Stroud, D.A., Davidson, N.C., West, R., Scott, D.A., Haanstra, L., Thorup, O., Ganter, B. and Delany, S. (compilers) on behalf of the International Wader Study Group 2002. Status of migratory wader populations in Africa and Western Eurasia in the 1990s.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R860 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R1381 - Nagy, S., Flink, S., Langendoen, T. (2014) Waterbird trends 1988-2012: Results of trend analyses of data from the International Waterbird Census in the African-Eurasian Flyway. Wetlands International, Ede.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S1226 - Counts of up to 254,000 on passage in Sivash Gulf, Ukraine, and 226,000 in winter in Middle East (618).
  • T6347 - Nagy et al. (2014) trend analysis of IWC data indicates a statistically not significant short-term decrease and long-term increase.



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