Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus albiceps Common name White-headed Lapwing
Population name West & Central Africa
Breeding range W & C Africa: Senegambia to SW Sudan, Congo Basin & N Angola Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2001 2001 30,000 70,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 30,000 70,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2005 2005 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S7022] [R868]
CSR 4 2001 2001 30,000 70,000 Expert opinion
CSR 5 2005 2005 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S1914] [R868]
CSR 6 2001 2001 30,000 70,000 Expert opinion [S8689] [R868] [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 STA? [R192]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2004 2004 STA Poor [R192]
CSR 4 2004 2004 STA Poor [R192]
CSR 5 2004 2004 STA Poor [R192]
CSR 6 2002 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 500
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 500
WPE 5 2012 710
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

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 Unpublished report to Wetlands International.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.
  • R868 - Bos, D., Grigorias, I, and Ndiaye, A, 2006. Land cover and avian biodiversityin rice fields and mangroves of West Africa. A and W Report 824. Altenburg and Wymega , ecological research, Veenwouden, Wetlands International, Dakar.

Notes

  • S7022 - Bos et al. 2006. Samples of rice fields in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau & Sierra Leone resulted in an estimate of 44,000 for these areas alone.
  • S1914 - 878. Samples of rice fields in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau & Sierra Leone resulted in an estimate of 44,000 for these areas alone.
  • S8689 - Bos et al. 2006. Samples of rice fields in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau & Sierra Leone resulted in an estimate of 44,000 for these areas alone. However, this was V. senegallus. Thus estimate reversed to Dodman 2002.



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