Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris alpina Common name Dunlin
Population name arctica, NE Greenland/West Africa
Breeding range NE Greenland Non-breeding range West Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R599]
WPE 2 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R599]
WPE 3 1990 2000 21,000 45,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 21,000 45,000 [R611]
WPE 5 2000 2000 21,000 45,000 Expert opinion [R448] [R611]
CSR 4 2000 2000 21,000 45,000 Expert opinion [R448] [R611]
CSR 5 2000 2000 21,000 45,000 Expert opinion [R448] [R611]
CSR 6 1996 1999 21,000 45,000 Expert opinion [R448]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1975 1985 STA [R599]
WPE 2 1975 1985 STA [R599]
WPE 3 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 5 1988 1988 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 4 1988 1988 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 5 1988 1988 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 6 1988 2000 STA? Poor [T6351] [R860]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1500
WPE 2 1997 150
WPE 3 2002 330
WPE 4 2006 330
WPE 5 2012 310
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R599 - Smit, C.J. and Piersma, T. 1989. Numbers, midwinter distribution, and migration of wader populations using the East Atlantic Flyway. In: Boyd, H. and Pirot, J.-Y. (eds). Flyways and Reserves Networks. IWRB Special Publication No. 9. 1989. Slimbridge, UK.
  • 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.
  • R448 - Meltofte,H. 2001. Wader Population censuses in the Arctic: getting the timing right. Arctic 54: 367-376.
  • 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.

Notes

  • T6351 - Delany et al. (2009) provides a review of available information.



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