Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus gregarius Common name Sociable Lapwing
Population name Central Asian Republics/NW India
Breeding range S C Russia & Kazakhstan Non-breeding range NW India, Pakistan to Sri Lanka
Red List Category Critically Endangered
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes This population has been merged with the SE Europe & Western Asia/North-east Africa population following a review by the AEWA Technical Committee. See www.unep-aewa.org/en/document/delineation-biographic-populations-sociable-lapwing-vanellus-gregarius

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 1 1,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 1 1,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 200 600 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 200 600 [R611]
WPE 5 2000 2010 200 200 Expert opinion [S7042] [R1294]
CSR 4 1990 2000 200 600 Expert opinion
CSR 5 2000 2000 200 200 Expert opinion [S1957] [R862]
CSR 6 2000 2010 200 200 Expert opinion [S8752] [R862]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 4 1984 1997 DEC [R611]
WPE 5 1990 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 4 1990 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 5 1990 2000 DEC Poor [R611]
CSR 6 1985 2007 STA? Poor [T6734] [R1450]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 10
WPE 2 1997 10
WPE 3 2002 2
WPE 4 2006 4
WPE 5 2012 2
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R611 - Stroud, D.A., Davidson, N.C., West, R., Scott, D.A., Haanstra, L., Thorup, O., Ganter, B. and Delany, S. (compilers) on behalf of the International Wader Study Group 2002. Status of migratory wader populations in Africa and Western Eurasia in the 1990s.
  • R1294 - BirdLife International. 2010b. Vanellus gregarius. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 15 May 2012.
  • R862 - Kamp, J. In litt. 2008.
  • R1450 - BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Vanellus gregarius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/10/2014.

Notes

  • S7042 - Kamp, J. In litt. 2008. Based on the observation that numbers after 2000 never exceeded 45 birds at a single site.
  • S1957 - 872. Based on the observation that numbers after 2000 never exceeded 45 birds at a single site.
  • S8752 - Kamp, J. In litt. 2008. Based on the observation that numbers after 2000 never exceeded 45 birds at a single site.
  • T6734 - See evidence in BirdLife International (2014).



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