Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis apricaria Common name Eurasian Golden Plover
Population name altifrons, Northern Europe/Western Europe & NW Africa
Breeding range N Norway, Russia E to 70 E Non-breeding range W & S Continental Europe, E Britain, NW Africa (Morocco to Tunisia)
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 645,000 954,000 [R611]
WPE 4 2006 2006 500,000 1,000,000 [R624]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 2000 500,000 1,000,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 4 1990 2000 500,000 1,000,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 5 1990 2000 500,000 1,000,000 Expert opinion [R63] [R624]
CSR 6 2000 2012 800,000 1,400,000 Expert opinion [S8374] [R1362] [R1361]

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 [T4372] [R858] [R888] [R902] [R903]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA Poor
CSR 5 1997 2007 INC Poor [T1125] [R858] [R888] [R902] [R903]
CSR 6 2000 2012 STA Reasonable [T6374] [R1362] [R1361]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 8000
WPE 4 2006 7500
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 7100
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.
  • R624 - Thorup, O. (comp) 2006. Breeding Waders in Europe 2000. International Wader Studies 14. International Wader Study Group, UK.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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

  • T4372 - 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
  • T1125 - 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.
  • S8374 - 277,020-485,020 pairs, i.e. 831,000-1,460,000 individuals, in FI, SE, NO, RU and SJ (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • T6374 - Overall trend derived from national breeding estimates suggests a stable overall trend. It is increasing in FI, stable in SE, NO, SJ and unknown in RU (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep., BirdLife International et al., in prep.).
  • S8939 - 272,970-373,970 pairs in FI, SE, NO, RU and SJ.
  • T6989 - Overall trend derived from national breeding estimates suggests a stable overall trend. It is increasing in FI, stable in SE, NO and unknown in SJ and RU.



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