Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris ferruginea Common name Curlew Sandpiper
Population name Central Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa
Breeding range Arctic Siberia Yamal Penin - N Chukotskiy Penin Non-breeding range Mainly E & S Africa, via Caspian, SW Asia
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 310,000 31,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 310,000 310,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 330,000 330,000 [R611]
WPE 4 2001 2001 400,000 400,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 400,000 400,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 400,000 400,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 400,000 400,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 6 2003 2012 400,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 STA [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 STA [R519]
WPE 3 1984 1997 STA [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA [R611]
WPE 5 1993 1993 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 4 1993 1993 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1993 1993 STA Poor [R611]
CSR 6 2003 2012 DEC Poor [T6353] [R190] [R1371] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 3100
WPE 2 1997 3100
WPE 3 2002 3300
WPE 4 2006 4000
WPE 5 2012 4000
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.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • 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.

Notes

  • T6353 - Nagy et al. (2014) found very rapid decrease (7.88±1.86%) between 2003 and 2012. However, the range of this population is not very well covered, particularly in the Red Sea and southern Gulf.



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