Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus melanopterus Common name Black-winged Lapwing
Population name minor, Kenya, Tanzania
Breeding range Highland plateau of Kenya and N Tanzania Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes A partial altitudinal migrant, moving to lower areas after breeding, especially at the coast.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 2,000 3,000 [R664]
WPE 4 0 0 2,000 3,000 [R664]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 2,000 3,000 [R664]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1980 1996 DEC [R295]
WPE 4 1980 1996 DEC [R295]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1980 1996 DEC [R295]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • 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.

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