Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius ruficapillus Common name Red-capped Plover
Population name Australia
Breeding range Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 95,000 95,000 [R689]
WPE 2 0 0 95,000 95,000 [R689]
WPE 3 0 0 95,000 95,000 [R689]
WPE 4 0 0 95,000 95,000 [R689]
WPE 5 1992 1992 95,000 95,000 Expert opinion [S6954] [R689]

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 1982 2011 FLU Poor [T4435] [R1101]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 950
WPE 2 1997 950
WPE 3 2002 950
WPE 4 2006 950
WPE 5 2012 950

References

  • R689 - Watkins, D. 1993. A National Plan for Shorebird Conservation in Australia. Report to World Wide Fund for Nature. Prepared by the Australasian Wader Studies Group.
  • R1101 - Jaensch, R. April 2012. Detailed data and notes on numbers and trends of waterbirds in Australia and other parts of the Oceania region, in a spreadsheet prepared for Wetlands International - Oceania for the 5th edition of WPE.

Notes

  • S6954 - Estimate is original figure established in 1992 from count data; inadequate data from across vast inland range to enable a meaningful update though numbers presumably fluctuate (with rainfall) between 25,000 and 1,000,000.
  • T4435 - Numbers presumably fluctuate with rainfall.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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