Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus novaehollandiae Common name Black-shouldered Lapwing
Population name novaehollandiae
Breeding range E, SE Australia & New Zealand Non-breeding range E, S Australia & New Zealand
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Vanellus miles and V. novaehollandiae (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as V. miles (see BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Vanellus novaehollandiae.)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 [R501]
WPE 3 0 0 127,000 127,000 [R35]
WPE 4 2003 2003 100,000 1,000,000 [S1883] [R341]
WPE 1 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 [R501]
WPE 5 2003 2003 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S7006] [R341]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1982 1992 INC [R501]
WPE 3 1982 1992 INC [R501]
WPE 4 1982 1992 INC [R501]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1982 1992 INC [R501]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1300
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R501 - Ornithological Society of New Zealand. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data compiled for IWRB.
  • 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.
  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,

Notes

  • S1883 - Also New Caledonia, where 50-100 birds (42).
  • S7006 - Also New Caledonia, where 50-100 birds (42).



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