Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius forbesi Common name Forbes's Plover
Population name Western & Central Africa
Breeding range Ghana E to S Sudan, S to C & S Angola, W Zambia Non-breeding range Senegal E to S Sudan, S to C & S Angola, W Zambia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

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 10,000 100,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 10,000 100,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2007 2007 10,000 50,000 Best guess [S6932] [R857]
CSR 4 2001 2001 10,000 100,000 Best guess
CSR 5 2007 2007 10,000 50,000 Best guess [S1674] [R857]
CSR 6 2007 2007 10,000 50,000 Best guess [S8756] [R857]

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 220
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R857 - Tree, T. in litt. 2008.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002

Notes

  • S6932 - Tree, T. In litt.2008. Considered the upper limit presented in WPE4 to be too high.
  • S1674 - 867. Considered the upper limit too high.
  • S8756 - Tree, T. In litt.2008. Considered the upper limit presented in WPE4 to be too high.



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