Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis squatarola Common name Grey Plover
Population name squatarola, Alaska (bre)
Breeding range Alaska Non-breeding range Pacific Coasts of N, C & S America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Population called P.squatarola North America/Neotropics in WPE2 and North America (bre) in WPE1.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R470]
WPE 3 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R472]
WPE 2 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R471]
WPE 5 2012 2012 164,000 361,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 DEC [R635]
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R95]
WPE 4 1990 2000 DEC [R95]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 500
WPE 4 2006 500
WPE 2 1997 500
WPE 5 2012 2400

References

  • R470 - Morrison, R.I.G. and Ross, R.K. 1989. Atlas of Neartic Shorebirds on the coast of South America. 2 vols. Canadian Wildlife Service Special Publication.
  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • 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.
  • R95 - Brown, S., C. Hickey, and B. Harrington, eds. 2000. The U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan. Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Manomet, MA.
  • R471 - Morrison, R.I.G., Bourget, A., Butler, R., Dickson, H.L., Gratto-Trevor, C., Hicklin, P., Hyslop, C. and Ross, R.K. 1994. A preliminary assessment of the status of shorebird populations in Canada. Can. Wildl. Serv. Progress Notes No. 28. March 1994. 19pp.
  • 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.]

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