Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Elseyornis melanops Common name Black-fronted Dotterel
Population name Australia
Breeding range Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

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 17,000 17,000 [R689]
WPE 2 0 0 17,000 17,000 [R689]
WPE 3 0 0 15,500 15,500 [S1838] [R689]
WPE 4 0 0 15,500 15,500 [S1838] [R689]
WPE 5 1992 2011 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S6992] [R689] [R1101]

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 0 0 Unknown No idea [T4923]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 170
WPE 2 1997 170
WPE 3 2002 160
WPE 4 2006 160
WPE 5 2012 250

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.
  • R1101 - Jaensch, R. April 2012. Detailed data and notes on numbers and trends of waterbirds in Australia and other parts of the Oceania region, in a spreadsheet prepared for Wetlands International - Oceania for the 5th edition of WPE.

Notes

  • S1838 - 697 estimates 17,000 for both populations combined.
  • S6992 - Estimate widened from WPE4 estimate to account for dryland habitats that are not surveyed.
  • T4923 - Trend unknown but possibly fluctuates with rainfall.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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