Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris pygmaea Common name Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Population name E Siberia (bre)
Breeding range Chukotskiy Peninsula S to N Kamchatka Non-breeding range SE India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar? Vietnam, Thailand
Red List Category Critically Endangered
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 1 3,000 [R631]
WPE 4 0 0 1 3,000 [R631]
WPE 1 0 0 4,000 6,000 [R321]
WPE 2 0 0 4,000 6,000 [R321]
WPE 5 2011 2011 140 480 Expert opinion [S6765] [R1278]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1977 2000 DEC [R631]
WPE 4 1977 2000 DEC [R631]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2000 2011 DEC Reasonable [R1278] [R1278]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 4 2006 30
WPE 1 1994 50
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 5 2012 3

References

  • R631 - Tomkovich, P.S., Syroechkovski, JR., E.E., Lappo, E.G. and Zockler, C. 2002. First indications of a sharp population decline in the globally threatened Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus. Bird Conservation International 12: 1-18.
  • R321 - Howes, J. and Parish, D. 1989. New Information on Asian Shorebirds: A preliminary review of the INTERWADER Programme 1983-1989 and priorities for the future. Asian Wetland Bureau Publication No. 42. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R1278 - Zockler, C. In litt. 2 May 2012,

Notes

  • S6765 - 35-120 breeding pairs = 140-480 individuals (Zockler, C. in litt. 2 May 2012).



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