Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Gallinago gallinago Common name Common Snipe
Population name gallinago, Western Siberia/South-west Asia & Africa
Breeding range W Siberia Non-breeding range SW Asia & Sub-Saharan Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,001 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 1,500,000 1,500,001 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 [S1514] [R611]
WPE 5 2009 2009 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R860]
CSR 4 1987 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess
CSR 5 2009 2009 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R860]
CSR 6 1987 1996 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R178]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 6 2000 2010 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 15000
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 20000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R611 - Stroud, D.A., Davidson, N.C., West, R., Scott, D.A., Haanstra, L., Thorup, O., Ganter, B. and Delany, S. (compilers) on behalf of the International Wader Study Group 2002. Status of migratory wader populations in Africa and Western Eurasia in the 1990s.
  • R860 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R178 - del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Notes

  • S1514 - 586 Estimates at least 1,500,000



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