Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Scolopacidae
Scientific name Gallinago gallinago Common name Common Snipe
Population name faeroeensis, Iceland, Faroes & Northern Scotland/Ireland
Breeding range Iceland, Faeroes, N Scotland Non-breeding range Mainly Ireland, Britain
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 570,000 570,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 570,000 570,000 [R611]
WPE 1 1994 1994 750,000 750,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 750,000 750,000 [R70]
WPE 5 1987 1997 570,000 570,000 Census based [R611]
CSR 4 1987 1997 570,000 570,000 Census based [R611]
CSR 5 1987 1997 570,000 570,000 Census based [R611]
CSR 6 1990 2000 570,000 570,000 Expert opinion [S8368] [R611]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA? [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1987 1997 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 4 1987 1997 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 5 1987 1997 STA? No idea [R611]
CSR 6 2000 2012 Unknown No idea [T6368] [R1362] [R1361]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 5700
WPE 4 2006 5700
WPE 1 1994 7500
WPE 2 1997 7500
WPE 5 2012 5700
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • 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.
  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1361 - BirdLife International, BTO, EBCC, CSO, IUCN, RSPB, SOVON, Wetlands International (in prep) Population and trend data provided to the European Red List of Birds Project funded by the European Commission. Digital dataset. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist
  • 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.

Notes

  • S8368 - No change in estimates.
  • T6368 - Unknown in IS (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • S9014 - Including 6,900 pairs for Orkney and Shetland following Delany et al. (2009).



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