Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius mongolus Common name Lesser Sandplover
Population name mongolus
Breeding range Inland E Siberia, Russian Far East Non-breeding range Taiwan to Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
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 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 40,000 40,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2009 25,500 25,500 Expert opinion [S6965] [R36] [R1076] [R1302]

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 1988 2011 DEC Reasonable [R1076]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 400
WPE 5 2012 260

References

  • 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.
  • R1076 - Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. 2010. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  • R1302 - Watkins, D., Jaensch, R., Rogers, D. & Gosbell, K. 2012. Unpublished table of preliminary updated estimates of population size of selected shorebird species in the East Asian - Australasian Flyway based on trends in The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010 (Garnett et al. 2010).

Notes

  • S6965 - Substantial rate and period of decline well documented across flyway but no new estimate published. WPE5 estimate is much lower than for WPE4 and is derived from preliminary analysis pending outcome of ongoing comprehensive analysis by University of Queensland.



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