Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name schinzii, Britain & Ireland/SW Europe & NW Africa
Breeding range Britain & Ireland Non-breeding range SW Europe & (mostly) 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 23,000 26,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 23,000 26,000 [R611]
WPE 5 2001 2001 23,000 26,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 4 2001 2001 23,000 26,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 5 2001 2001 23,000 26,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 6 2005 2008 26,300 32,300 Expert opinion [S8350] [R1362] [R63]

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 1980 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 4 1980 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1980 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 6 1996 2010 INC Reasonable [T6350] [R1362]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 240
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.
  • 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.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • 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

  • S8350 - 8,750-10,750 pairs from the UK and IE (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep.). Based on BirdLife International (2004) further 10 pairs can be added for the Faroes. This yields a total estimate of 26,300-32,300 individuals.
  • T6350 - 55.5% increase in the UK during the period of 1998-2010, 27% decrease in IE during the period of 1996-2008.
  • S9043 - 8,750-10,750 pairs from the UK and IE.
  • T7152 - 55.5% increase in the UK during the period of 1998-2010, 27% decrease in IE during the period of 1996-2008.



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