Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Recurvirostridae
Scientific name Himantopus himantopus Common name Black-winged Stilt
Population name leucocephalus, New Zealand
Breeding range New Zealand Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Considered conspecific with H himantopus. Recognised as a separate population in WPE4.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 30,000 30,000 [S1459] [R431]
WPE 5 0 0 30,000 30,000 [S6856] [R431]

Population trends

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 300
WPE 5 2012 300

References

  • R431 - Marion, L. Ulenaers, P. and van Vessem, J. 2000. Herons in Europe. Pp 1-31 in: Heron Conservation (James.A. Kushlan and Heinz Hafner, Eds.). Academic Press, London.

Notes

  • S1459 - 436 gives estimate (1984) for NZ of 30,000 birds.
  • S6856 - 436 gives estimate (1984) for NZ of 30,000 birds.



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