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 No quality assessment
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1 No quality assessment
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 10,000 No quality assessment [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 1 10,000 No quality assessment [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]
CSR 7 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 No quality assessment
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
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]
CSR 7 1987 2017 STA? Reasonable [T7186] [R1602]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 25
CSR 4 -1 -1 Not Set
CSR 5 -1 -1 Not Set
CSR 7 2018 45

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 Unpublished report to Wetlands International.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/
  • R1602 - Animal Demography Unit (2017) Southern African Bird Atlas Project 2. SABAP1 vs SABAP2 reporting rates (QDGC). URL: http://sabap2.adu.org.za/index.php

Notes

  • T6751 - No short-term trend info is available.
  • T7186 - No changes in the number of quarter degree grid cells where the species was absent or reporting rate declined compared to the number of cells where the species was recorded newly or reporting rate has increased between SABAP1 and 2 based on data from the SABAP2 portal (ADU 2017).



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