Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Vanellus leucurus Common name White-tailed Lapwing
Population name SW Asia/SW Asia & North-east Africa
Breeding range C & SE Turkey, E Syria, Caspian Non-breeding range SW Asia & NE Africa (Sudan)
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes Often assigned to genus Chettusia.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1990 2000 10,000 25,000 [R611]
WPE 4 1990 2000 10,000 25,000 [R611]
WPE 5 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 4 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 5 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 6 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S8397]

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 1984 1997 DEC? [R611]
WPE 4 1984 1997 DEC? [R611]
WPE 5 1987 1997 DEC? No idea [R611]
CSR 4 1987 1997 DEC? No idea [R611]
CSR 5 1987 1997 DEC? No idea [R611]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [T6397]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 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.

Notes

  • S8397 - No better information to update the estimate.
  • T6397 - With the restoration of the Iraq marshes under way, the previous trend justification cannot be sustained.



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