Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis apricaria Common name Eurasian Golden Plover
Population name altifrons, Iceland & Faroes/East Atlantic coast
Breeding range Iceland, Faeroes & Greenland Non-breeding range Ireland, W Britain, France, Iberia, NW Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa 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 930,000 930,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 930,000 930,000 [R611]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 2000 930,000 930,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 4 1990 2000 930,000 930,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 5 1990 2000 930,000 930,000 Expert opinion [R611]
CSR 6 2000 2012 930,000 930,000 Best guess [S8373] [R624]

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 1997 2007 INC Poor [T4371] [R858] [R888] [R902] [R903]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA? No idea
CSR 5 1997 2007 INC Poor [T1122] [R858] [R888] [R902] [R903]
CSR 6 2000 2012 DEC? Poor [T6373] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 9300
WPE 4 2006 9300
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 9300
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.
  • R858 - Trolliet, B and Aubry, P. 2005. Recensement hivernal de Vanneaux et Pluviers Dores, Janvier 2005. ONCFS Rapport Scientifique: 20-25.
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R902 - Kleefstra R. and van Roomen M. 2005. Eurasian Golden Plovers and Northern Lapwings in the Netherlands: trends in numbers and distribution 1975-2003. Wader Study Group Bull. 108:8-9.
  • R903 - Austin, G.E., Collier, M.O., Calbrade, N.A., Hall, C. and Musgrove, A.J. 2008. Waterbirds in the UK 2006/07: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford, UK.
  • R624 - Thorup, O. (comp) 2006. Breeding Waders in Europe 2000. International Wader Studies 14. International Wader Study Group, UK.
  • 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.
  • R1582 - Gillings, S., Avontins, A., Crowe, O., Dalakchieva, S., Devos, K., Elts, J., ... & Lehtiniemi, T. (2008). Results of a coordinated count of Eurasian Golden Plovers Pluvialis apricaria in Europe during October 2008. Wader Study Group Bull, 119(2), 125-128.

Notes

  • T4371 - Wetlands International 2012. Mixing of populations in winter prevents separate trend analyses. Trend of three merged populations of apricaria and altifrons for the period of 1983-2007: +7.6% p.a. ? Increase. Effects of shifting winter distribution and cha
  • T1122 - 898. Mixing of populations in winter prevents separate trend analyses. Trend of three merged populations of apricaria and altifrons for the period of 1983-2007: +7.6% p.a. – Increase. Effects of shifting winter distribution and changing habitat use possibly exaggerate trend.
  • S8373 - 310,000 pairs on IS, 600 pairs on FO and 25-50 pairs on GL.
  • T6373 - In the absence of monitoring on the breeding grounds, the trend of this population is unknown. For a trend of this population together with the apricaria and the altifrons population wintering in NW Europe, see Nagy et al. (2014).



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