Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis fulva Common name Pacific Golden Plover
Population name Pacific Islands (non-bre)
Breeding range W Alaska Non-breeding range Pacific Islands to New Zealand & E Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America Oceania
Notes Population added in WPE3.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 35,000 50,000 [S1575] [R473]
WPE 3 0 0 16,000 16,000 [R472]
WPE 5 0 0 35,000 50,000 [S6895] [R473]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1985 1995 DEC [R473]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 400
WPE 3 2002 160
WPE 5 2012 420

References

  • R473 - Morrison, R.I.G., McCaffery, B.J., Skagen, S., Andres, B., Page, G., Jones, S., and Gill, R.E. 2005. Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2005. Draft MS.
  • 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.
  • R1007 - Andres, B.A., Smith, P.A., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. & Morrison, R.I.G. 2012. Population estimates of North American shorebirds. In prep. [Temporary reference; final title to be confirmed.]

Notes

  • S1575 - Alaska breeding population 35,000 - 50,000 (479). 3,500 winter in New Caledonia (42).
  • S6895 - Alaska breeding population 35,000 - 50,000 (Morrison et al. 2005). 3,500 winter in New Caledonia (Barre & Dutson, 2000).



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