Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Burhinidae
Scientific name Burhinus grallarius Common name Bush Thick-knee
Population name grallarius
Breeding range Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes No subspecies are recognised in Australia. Merged with rufescens in WPE5.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 1 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R689]
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate [S6821]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1983 1993 DEC [R249]
WPE 4 1983 1993 DEC [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1983 1993 DEC [R249]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 1 1994 150
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 0 -1

References

  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R689 - Watkins, D. 1993. A National Plan for Shorebird Conservation in Australia. Report to World Wide Fund for Nature. Prepared by the Australasian Wader Studies Group.

Notes

  • S6821 - Species mainly occurs at low density and not closely associated with wetlands



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