Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris himantopus Common name Stilt Sandpiper
Population name N North America (bre)
Breeding range N Alaska E to S Victoria Is, W Hudson Bay Non-breeding range N Chile, Bolivia, SC Brazil, N Argentina, Uruguay
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes BOU Records Committee, 2004, recommended new scientific name and new position in species sequence.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R469]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R471]
WPE 3 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 820,000 820,000 [R473]
WPE 5 0 0 820,000 820,000 Best guess [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1976 1991 STA [R469]
WPE 2 1983 1993 STA [R471]
WPE 3 1983 1993 STA [R471]
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA? [R473]
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 8200
WPE 5 2012 8200

References

  • R469 - Morrison, R.G. et al. 1994. In: Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). Bird Trends No. 3. Canadian Wildlife Service publication.
  • R471 - Morrison, R.I.G., Bourget, A., Butler, R., Dickson, H.L., Gratto-Trevor, C., Hicklin, P., Hyslop, C. and Ross, R.K. 1994. A preliminary assessment of the status of shorebird populations in Canada. Can. Wildl. Serv. Progress Notes No. 28. March 1994. 19pp.
  • R472 - Morrison, R.I.G., Gill, Jr., R.E., Harrington, B.A. Skagen, S., Page, G.W., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. and Haig, S.M. (2001) Estimates of shorebird populations in North America. Occasional Paper No. 104, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario. 64pp.
  • R473 - Morrison, R.I.G., McCaffery, B.J., Skagen, S., Andres, B., Page, G., Jones, S., and Gill, R.E. 2005. Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2005. Draft MS.
  • R1007 - Andres, B.A., Smith, P.A., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. & Morrison, R.I.G. 2012. Population estimates of North American shorebirds. In prep. [Temporary reference; final title to be confirmed.]

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