Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius bicinctus Common name Double-banded Plover
Population name bicinctus
Breeding range New Zealand & Chatham Is Non-breeding range N Zealand, S & E Australia, Tasmania, S Melanesia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1993 1993 30,000 30,000 [R501]
WPE 2 1993 1993 30,000 30,000 [R501]
WPE 3 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R560]
WPE 4 0 0 50,000 50,000 [R560]
WPE 5 2006 2006 50,000 50,000 Expert opinion [S6959] [R36] [R1054] [R1123]

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 1997 2006 DEC Reasonable [R1123] [R1054]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 300
WPE 2 1997 300
WPE 3 2002 500
WPE 4 2006 500
WPE 5 2012 500

References

  • R501 - Ornithological Society of New Zealand. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data compiled for IWRB.
  • R560 - Sagar, P.M., Shankar, UDE, Brown, S. 1999. Distribution and numbers of waders in New Zealand, 1983-1994. in Robertson H. A. (ed). Wader Studies in New Zealand. Notornis Vol.46 Part 1
  • R36 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (in prep, 2006). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R1054 - Dowding, J.E. and Moore, S.J. 2006. Habitat networks of indigenous shorebirds in New Zealand. Science for Conservation 261, Department of Conservation, Wellington.
  • R1123 - Melville, D.S. and Battley, P.F. 2006. Shorebirds in New Zealand. Stilt 50: 295-303.

Notes

  • S6959 - Estimate retained from previous assessments and is based on banding studies of breeding populations (1990s). Ongoing comprehensive analysis by University of Queensland is anticipated to shortly provide a reassessment.



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