Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Charadrius montanus Common name Mountain Plover
Population name N America
Breeding range C N America: S Canada to New Mexico & W Texas Non-breeding range C & S California, E to S Texas, N Mexico
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
WHSRN
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 5,600 5,600 [R635]
WPE 3 1999 1999 8,000 9,000 [R68]
WPE 4 0 0 11,000 11,000 [R473]
WPE 2 0 0 5,600 5,600 [R635]
WPE 5 2012 2012 20,000 20,000 Census based [R1007]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 DEC [R635]
WPE 3 1966 1995 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1994 2004 DEC [R473]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2003 2012 DEC? No idea [R1007]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 56
WPE 3 2002 85
WPE 4 2006 110
WPE 2 1997 56
WPE 5 2012 200

References

  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R473 - Morrison, R.I.G., McCaffery, B.J., Skagen, S., Andres, B., Page, G., Jones, S., and Gill, R.E. 2005. Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2005. Draft MS.
  • R1007 - Andres, B.A., Smith, P.A., Gratto-Trevor, C.L. & Morrison, R.I.G. 2012. Population estimates of North American shorebirds. In prep. [Temporary reference; final title to be confirmed.]

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Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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