Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Glareolidae
Scientific name Cursorius temminckii Common name Temminck's Courser
Population name ruvanensis
Breeding range S DR Congo E to Uganda & Tanzania, S to South Africa & S Mozambique; local movements. Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Additional population recognised in WPE4

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 1,000,000 [R192]
WPE 5 2001 2001 25,000 80,000 Best guess [R824]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 450


  • R192 - Dodman, T., 2006. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Wetlands International, Dakar.
  • 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.


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