Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Thinornis cucullatus Common name Hooded Plover
Population name (tregellasi)
Breeding range Western Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Population added in WPE3. Considered monotypic by Marion et al. 2000. Sometimes ascribed to the genus Charadrius.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1999 1999 6,000 6,000 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 6,000 6,000 [R249]
WPE 5 1985 2011 3,750 3,750 Expert opinion [S6980] [R1062] [R1076] [R1104] [R1145]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1985 1995 STA [R249]
WPE 4 1985 1995 STA [R249]
WPE 5 2002 2011 DEC? No idea [T4461] [R1076]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2006 60
WPE 5 2012 40

References

  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R1062 - Elson, S.J. and Singor, M.J.C. 2008. Hooded Plover Thinornis rubricollis tregellasi breeding data from Western Australia. Stilt 53: 6-12.
  • R1076 - Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. 2010. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  • R1104 - Jaensch, R.P., Vervest, R.M. and Hewish, M.J. 1988. Waterbirds in nature reserves of south-western Australia, 1981-1985: reserve accounts. Report 30, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union.
  • R1145 - Pinder, A. In litt. 4 April 2012a (waterbird monitoring database for Lake Warden and Lake Gore systems, 2006-2012, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia).

Notes

  • S6980 - Estimate revised downward from WPE4 due to rare recurrence of large aggregations in saline coastal lakes.
  • T4461 - Numbers possibly declining.



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