Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus melanopterus Common name Black-winged Lapwing
Population name minor, Southern Africa
Breeding range Eastern highlands of South Africa & Swaziland, E South African coast Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes A partial altitudinal migrant, moving to lower areas after breeding.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 10,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 1 10,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 2,000 3,000 Best guess [R664]
CSR 4 2001 2001 2,000 3,000 Best guess [R664]
CSR 5 2001 2001 2,000 3,000 Best guess [R664]
CSR 6 2001 2001 2,000 10,000 Best guess [R1371]

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 DEC Poor [R295]
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown No idea [R295]
CSR 5 0 0 DEC Poor [R295]
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea [T6751]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 25
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R664 - Underhill, L.G. Tree, A.J., Oschadleus, H.D. and Parker, V. 1999. Review of Ring Recoveries of Waterbirds in Southern Africa. Cape Town: Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 119 pp..
  • R295 - Harrison, J.A., Allan, D.G., Underhill, L.G., Herremans, M., Tree, A.J., Parker, V. and Brown, C.J. (1997). The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Vol.1. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg. 785 pp.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/

Notes

  • T6751 - No short-term trend info is available.



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