Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius leschenaultii Common name Greater Sandplover
Population name leschenaultii, SE Asia, Australia (non-bre)
Breeding range W China, S Mongolia, S Siberia & Altai Mts Non-breeding range Coastal Indochina, S Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia 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 0 0 99,000 99,000 [R689]
WPE 2 0 0 99,000 99,000 [R689]
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 100,000 [R35]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 100,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2009 79,000 79,000 Expert opinion [S6973] [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 1994 990
WPE 2 1997 990
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 790

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.
  • R35 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (2008). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • 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 Unpublished table of preliminary updated estimates of population size of selected shorebird species in the East Asian - Australasian Flyway based on trends in The Action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

  • S6973 - 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 Queenland.



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