Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Haematopodidae
Scientific name Haematopus palliatus Common name American Oystercatcher
Population name (pitanay)
Breeding range W South America, Ecuador to SC Chile Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Estimate for pitanay and durnfordi combined.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R571]
WPE 3 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R570]
WPE 4 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R570]
WPE 5 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R570]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R570 - Schlatter, R. (In litt.). 2002. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.

Notes




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