Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Calidris pugnax Common name Ruff
Population name Northern Siberia/SW Asia, E & S Africa
Breeding range W, C & E Siberia Non-breeding range E & S Africa , SW Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
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 3 1990 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R611]
WPE 1 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,001 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,001 [R519]
WPE 4 1990 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R611]
WPE 5 1986 1998 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R611]
CSR 4 1986 1998 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R611]
CSR 5 1986 1998 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R611]
CSR 6 1986 1998 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [S8356] [R860]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1984 1997 DEC? [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea [R860]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 20000
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S8356 - See discussion in Delany et al. (2009). Tertickiy et al. (1999) estimated 4.2-7.0 million individuals in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, which Lappo et al. (2012) considered to be an overestimate. Tomkovich (in litt).



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