Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus spinosus Common name Spur-winged Lapwing
Population name Africa
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa Senegal - Ethiopia, S to Kenya & Uganda; Nile Valley Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Range has expanded into southern East Africa (Dodman 2006).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 700,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 700,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 700,000 [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 INC [R192]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 INC [R192]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 4000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 4000
WPE 5 2012 2600

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R192 - Dodman, T., 2006. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Wetlands International, Dakar.

Notes




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