|Scientific Name:||Calidris melanotos|
|Species Authority:||(Vieillot, 1819)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Calidris paramelanotos (Hayman et al.1986) was treated as a subspecies of C. melanotos following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993) but is now considered a hybrid of C. melanotus and C. ferruginea following Higgins and Davies (1996).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.|
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size may be moderately small to large, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Native:Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; Canada; Cayman Islands; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Japan; Korea, Republic of; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mexico; Micronesia, Federated States of ; Montserrat; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Russian Federation; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Solomon Islands; Suriname; Taiwan, Province of China; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States; Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Virgin Islands, British; Virgin Islands, U.S.
Vagrant:Antarctica; Austria; Belgium; Botswana; Bulgaria; Burundi; Côte d'Ivoire; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Egypt; Ethiopia; Falkland Islands (Malvinas); Faroe Islands; Fiji; Finland; France; French Polynesia; Gabon; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Greenland; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic People's Republic of; Libya; Malta; Morocco; Namibia; Netherlands; Niue; Northern Mariana Islands; Norway; Oman; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha; Sao Tomé and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Slovakia; South Africa; South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Spain; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; Switzerland; Timor-Leste; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States Minor Outlying Islands; Vanuatu; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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|Population:||The global population is estimated to number c.25,000-100,000 individuals (Wetlands International, 2006), while national population sizes have been estimated at < c.1,000 individuals on migration in Japan and c.100-10,000 breeding pairs and c.50-1,000 individuals on migration in Russia (Brazil 2009).|
|Systems:||Terrestrial; Freshwater; Marine|
|Citation:||BirdLife International 2012. Calidris melanotos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 January 2015.|
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