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Populations estimates of North American shorebirds, 2006

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Abstract

This paper provides updates on population estimates for 52 species of shorebirds, involving 75 taxa, occurring in North America. New information resulting in a changed estimate is available for 39 of the 75 taxa (52%), involving 24 increases and 15 decreases. The preponderance of increased estimates is likely the result of improved estimates rather than actual increases in numbers. Many shorebird species/taxa are considered to be declining: current information on trends indicates negative trends outnumbered increasing trends by 42 to 2, with unknown or stable trends for 31 taxa.

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Publication type Pamphlet
Publication Subtype Pamphlet
Title Populations estimates of North American shorebirds, 2006
Volume 111
Year Published 2006
Language English
Description 20 p.
First page 66
Last page 84
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N