Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name schinzii, Baltic/SW Europe & NW Africa
Breeding range Baltic, S Scandinavia Non-breeding range SW Europe & NW Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (Baltic/UK/Ireland).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 3,600 4,700 [R611]
WPE 4 2006 2006 3,300 4,100 [R624]
WPE 5 1990 2000 3,300 4,100 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 4 1990 2000 3,300 4,100 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 5 1990 2000 3,300 4,100 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 6 1990 2012 1,180 1,430 Census based [S8349] [R1362] [R1361] [R624]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1984 1997 DEC [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 DEC [R611]
WPE 5 1993 1999 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 4 1993 1999 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1993 1999 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 6 2000 2012 DEC Reasonable [T6349] [R1362]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 40
WPE 4 2006 40
WPE 5 2012 35
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • 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.
  • R624 - Thorup, O. (comp) 2006. Breeding Waders in Europe 2000. International Wader Studies 14. International Wader Study Group, UK.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1361 - BirdLife International, BTO, EBCC, CSO, IUCN, RSPB, SOVON, Wetlands International (in prep) Population and trend data provided to the European Red List of Birds Project funded by the European Commission. Digital dataset. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S8349 - 382-453 pairs from EU MSs (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.) and a further 12-23 pairs for RU based on Thorup (2006). This yields a total estimate of 394-476 pairs, i.e. 1,180-1,430 individuals.
  • T6349 - Decreasing in every country except in FI. Overall rate during the period of 2000-2012: 09386-0.9775, 1980-2012: 0.9683-0.9783.
  • S9042 - 472-598 pairs.
  • T7151 - Decreasing in every country except in FI. Unknown in LV.



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