Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Glareolidae
Scientific name Cursorius cursor Common name Cream-coloured Courser
Population name cursor (bannermani)
Breeding range Canary Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Canary Is population sometimes distinguished as race bannermani, but separation from nominate cursor dependent on size alone and this probably not significant

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 1970 1990 600 750 [R69]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 1990 2000 300 1,800 [S1999] [R63]
WPE 5 2005 2005 2,000 2,000 Census based [S7148] [R824]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1970 1990 DEC [R69]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1985 1995 DEC Poor [R824]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 7
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 10
WPE 5 2012 20

References

  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R824 - Delany, S., Scott, D., Dodman, T. and Stroud, D. in press An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Notes

  • S1999 - 64: Breeding population 99-594 pairs (297-1,782 individuals).
  • S7148 - The breeding population on the Canary Islands, based on a national survey, has been estimated at 2,000 individuals with a 90% confidence interval of 960-3315 birds (Carrascal et al. 2006).



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