Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius marginatus Common name White-fronted Plover
Population name mechowi, Inland East & Central Africa
Breeding range Inland E & C Africa S to Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, S Mozambique & NE South Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes In WPE4, subspecies was considered "mechowi", but Delany et al. (2009) treated as "mechowi/tenellus". Treated by some authors as "hesperius".

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 0 0 10,000 15,000 [R509]
WPE 4 0 0 10,000 15,000 [R509]
WPE 5 2001 2001 10,000 15,000 Expert opinion [R860]
CSR 4 2001 2001 10,000 15,000 Expert opinion [R854] [R860]
CSR 5 2001 2001 10,000 15,000 Expert opinion [R860]
CSR 6 2001 2001 10,000 15,000 Expert opinion [R860]

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 130
WPE 4 2006 130
WPE 5 2012 120
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R509 - Parker, Vincent, in litt., 2002. Information provided for draft Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and West Eurasia.
  • R860 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R854 - Delany S, Dodman T, Scott D, Butchart S, Martakis G and Helmink T 2008. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area: Fouth Edition (Final Draft). Wetlands International. 253pp
  • 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. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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