Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis squatarola Common name Grey Plover
Population name cynosurae
Breeding range N Canada Non-breeding range Atlantic & Gulf coasts of N, C & S America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Population added in WPE3.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 150,000 150,000 [R472]
WPE 4 0 0 150,000 150,000 [R472]
WPE 5 2012 2012 100,000 100,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1972 2000 DEC [R95]
WPE 4 1972 2000 DEC [R95]
WPE 5 2003 2012 STA Good [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 1500
WPE 4 2006 1500
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • 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.
  • 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




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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