Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Recurvirostridae
Scientific name Himantopus himantopus Common name Black-winged Stilt
Population name C South America
Breeding range N Chile & EC Peru , Bolivia, Paraguay, SE Brazil, S to SC Argentina Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Sometimes treated as separate species, H. melanurus.

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 25,000 100,000 [R571]
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R472]
WPE 5 2011 2011 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R1183] [R1191]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R15]
WPE 2 1982 1992 STA [R15]
WPE 3 1982 1992 STA [R15]
WPE 4 1982 1992 STA [R15]
WPE 5 2001 2010 STA Reasonable [R15]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R15 - Antas, P.T.Z. In litt. 1993. Unpublished data concerning South American waterbirds.
  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R472 - Morrison, R.I.G., Gill, Jr., R.E., Harrington, B.A. Skagen, S., Page, G.W., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. and Haig, S.M. (2001) Estimates of shorebird populations in North America. Occasional Paper No. 104, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario. 64pp.
  • R1183 - Unterkofler, D. and Blanco, D.E. 2012. Unpublished information on Argentine waterbirds.
  • R1191 - Wetlands International Argentina (compiler). 2012. Unpublished information from the Neotropical Waterbird Census, 1990-2011, including contributions from Colombia (Asociaci?n Calidris in litt.), Paraguay (Guyra Paraguay in litt.), Uruguay (Averaves in litt.) and Venezuela (Uni?n Venezolana de Ornit?logos in litt.).

Notes




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on