Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius marginatus Common name White-fronted Plover
Population name hesperius, West Africa
Breeding range S Mozambique to W Cape and from C Namibia N to (?) Gabon Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Includes "nigirius" & "spatzi". In WPE3, this subspecies was considered "hesperius". In WPE4, the population was "mechowi, W to Central Africa"

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 8,000 12,000 [R509]
WPE 4 0 0 8,000 12,000 [R509]
WPE 5 1998 2007 10,000 15,000 Best guess [R824]
CSR 4 1998 2007 10,000 15,000 Best guess [S1732] [R824] [R854]
CSR 5 1998 2007 10,000 15,000 Best guess [R824]
CSR 6 1998 2007 10,000 15,000 Best guess [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 STA/FLU Poor [T6715] [R1521]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
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.
  • R824 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. in press 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
  • 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.
  • R1521 - SOVON in litt., 2014
  • 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

  • S1732 - 864. Range does not include parts of Central Africa.
  • T6715 - Based on mid-winter counts, stable/fluctuating trend both in the long- and in the short-term (1999-2014 and 2003-2014, respectively) according to SOVON in litt. (2014).



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