Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Peltohyas australis Common name Inland Dotterel
Population name Australia
Breeding range SW, SC & EC Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Often placed in the genus Peltohyas.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 14,000 14,000 [R689]
WPE 2 0 0 14,000 14,000 [R689]
WPE 3 0 0 14,000 14,000 [R689]
WPE 4 0 0 14,000 14,000 [R689]
WPE 5 1992 2011 14,000 14,000 Expert opinion [S6991] [R689] [R1126]

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 1982 2011 FLU Poor [T4922] [R1126] [R436]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 140
WPE 2 1997 140
WPE 3 2002 140
WPE 4 2006 140
WPE 5 2012 140

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.
  • R1126 - Minton, C.D.T. In litt. 19, 23 and 27 April 2012 (Victorian Wader Study Group).
  • R436 - McCrimmon Jr., D.A., Ogden, J.C. and Bancroft, G.T. 2001. Great Egret (Ardea alba) In: The birds of North America, No 570. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington D.C.

Notes

  • S6991 - Estimate is original figure established in 1992 from count data; inadequate data from across vast inland range to enable a meaningful update though numbers fluctuate greatly (with rainfall), probably between 10,000 and 100,000
  • T4922 - Numbers fluctuate greatly with rainfall.



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