Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius pecuarius Common name Kittlitz's Plover
Population name Southern & Eastern Africa
Breeding range E, C & S Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Includes proposed tephricolor.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 100,001 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 400,000 [S1658] [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 100,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 100,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 2009 2009 120,000 250,000 Expert opinion [S8630] [R875]
CSR 7 2009 2009 120,000 250,000 Expert opinion [S8630] [R875]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea
CSR 7 2006 2015 DEC? Poor [T6996] [R1548]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 2500
WPE 5 2012 2000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 7 2018 1700

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R875 - Dodman, T. 2009. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Unpublished manuscript.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. URL: http://iwc.wetlands.org/index.php/aewatrends

Notes

  • S1658 - Estimated population in Southern Africa (S of Cunene-Zambezi) >55,000 (298).
  • S8630 - estimates include 50,000 for Southern Africa (Underhill et al. 1999) and 10,000-20,0000 for Tanzania (Baker 1997)
  • T6996 - Statistically uncertain moderate decline both in the short and the long-term.



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