Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Recurvirostridae
Scientific name Himantopus himantopus Common name Black-winged Stilt
Population name himantopus, Southern Africa
Breeding range Southern Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 15,000 30,000 [R664]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 30,000 [R664]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1998 1998 15,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R664]
CSR 4 1998 1998 15,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R664]
CSR 5 1998 1998 15,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R664]
CSR 6 1998 1998 15,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R664]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1976 1996 INC [R295]
WPE 4 1976 1996 INC [R295]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1986 1996 INC Poor [R295]
CSR 4 1986 1996 INC Poor [R295]
CSR 5 1986 1996 INC Poor [R295]
CSR 6 1997 2012 INC Reasonable [T6682] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 230
WPE 4 2006 230
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 210
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R664 - Underhill, L.G. Tree, A.J., Oschadleus, H.D. and Parker, V. 1999. Review of Ring Recoveries of Waterbirds in Southern Africa. Cape Town: Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 119 pp..
  • R295 - Harrison, J.A., Allan, D.G., Underhill, L.G., Herremans, M., Tree, A.J., Parker, V. and Brown, C.J. (1997). The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Vol.1. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg. 785 pp.
  • R1381 - Nagy, S., Flink, S., Langendoen, T. (2014) Waterbird trends 1988-2012: Results of trend analyses of data from the International Waterbird Census in the African-Eurasian Flyway. Wetlands International, Ede.
  • 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

  • T6682 - 2003-2012 trend: +4.99 (+/- 1.37); increasing for decades due to expansion of artificial wetands



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