Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius aquilonius Common name Northern Red-breasted Plover
Population name aquilonius
Breeding range North Island, New Zealand Non-breeding range Coastal New Zealand
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Charadrius obscurus and C. aquilonius (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as C. obscurus (see BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Charadrius aquilonius.)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2005 2005 1,000 2,500 [S1604] [R64]
WPE 3 1999 1999 1,450 1,450 [R68]
WPE 1 1993 1993 1,500 1,500 [R501]
WPE 2 1993 1993 1,350 1,350 [R138]
WPE 5 2006 2006 1,700 1,700 Expert opinion [S6903] [R1054] [R1123]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1987 1997 DEC [T1143] [R512]
WPE 3 1989 1996 INC? [R68]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1997 2006 DEC Reasonable [R1123]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 20
WPE 3 2002 15
WPE 1 1994 15
WPE 2 1997 14
WPE 5 2012 15

References

  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R512 - Parrish, R. in litt. 1998.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R501 - Ornithological Society of New Zealand. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data compiled for IWRB.
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.
  • R1054 - Dowding, J.E. and Moore, S.J. 2006. Habitat networks of indigenous shorebirds in New Zealand. Science for Conservation 261, Department of Conservation, Wellington.
  • R1123 - Melville, D.S. and Battley, P.F. 2006. Shorebirds in New Zealand. Stilt 50: 295-303.

Notes

  • S1604 - 1,452 birds in northern North Island in 1996 (518). Total likely to be in the range 1,000-2,499 individuals (65).
  • T1143 - Is likely to have declined since 1996 as population increases at managed sites are likely to have been offset by declines elsewhere (518).
  • S6903 - See notes from WPE4.



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