Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Haematopodidae
Scientific name Haematopus fuliginosus Common name Sooty Oystercatcher
Population name fuliginosus
Breeding range S Australia: SW, S & SE coasts of Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
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 4,000 4,000 [R689]
WPE 3 0 0 4,000 4,000 [R689]
WPE 4 0 0 4,000 4,000 [R689]
WPE 5 1992 1992 4,000 4,000 Expert opinion [S6839] [R689]

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 1979 2011 INC Reasonable [T4320] [R1168] [R1126] [R1046]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 1997 40
WPE 3 2002 40
WPE 4 2006 40
WPE 5 2012 40

References

  • 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.
  • R1168 - Stuart, A. 2011. Shorebird surveys at Port Stephens, New South Wales, 2004-2011 and comparisons with results from previous surveys. Stilt 60: 14-21.
  • R1126 - Minton, C.D.T. In litt. 19, 23 and 27 April 2012 (Victorian Wader Study Group).
  • R1046 - Close, D. 2008. Changes in wader numbers in the Gulf St Vincent, South Australia, 1979-2008. Stilt 54: 24-27.

Notes

  • S6839 - Insufficient information to revise estimate for WPE5 but estimate should be reviewed in view of trend.
  • T4320 - Studies have shown substantial increases over 20-30 years at sites in three States.



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