LC
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
Christidis, L. and Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds). 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
SACC. 2005 and updates. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.
Turbott, E.G. 1990. Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 4,010,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 2,520,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 7.4 - - -

Trend justification: Although Wetlands International consider the current population trend to be unknown, it is suspected to be decreasing due to habitat loss and degradation and perhaps also hunting pressure (del Hoyo et al. 1996).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) N Extant
Antarctica V Extant
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant
Argentina N Extant
Aruba (to Netherlands) N Extant
Australia V Extant
Austria V Extant
Bahamas N Extant
Barbados N Extant
Belgium V Extant
Belize N Extant
Bermuda (to UK) N Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
Brazil N Extant
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Cayman Islands (to UK) N Extant
Chile N Extant
Colombia N Extant
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
Cuba N Extant
Curaçao (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
Czechia V Extant
Denmark V Extant
Dominica N Extant
Dominican Republic N Extant
Ecuador N Extant
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) N Extant
Finland V Extant
France V Extant
French Guiana N Extant
Germany V Extant
Ghana V Extant
Greece V Extant Yes
Greenland (to Denmark) V Extant
Guadeloupe (to France) N Extant Yes
Guatemala N Extant
Guyana N Extant
Haiti N Extant
Honduras N Extant
Hungary V Extant
Iceland V Extant
Ireland V Extant
Italy V Extant
Jamaica N Extant
Martinique (to France) N Extant
Mexico N Extant
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant
Morocco V Extant
Netherlands V Extant
New Zealand V Extant
Nicaragua N Extant
Norway V Extant
Panama N Extant
Paraguay N Extant
Peru N Extant
Poland V Extant
Portugal V Extant
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands N Extant
Spain V Extant
Sri Lanka V Extant Yes
St Barthelemy (to France) N Extant
St Helena (to UK) V Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant
St Lucia N Extant
St Martin (to France) V Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) N Extant Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines N Extant
Suriname N Extant
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (to Norway) V Extant
Sweden V Extant
Switzerland V Extant
Trinidad and Tobago N Extant
Turkey V Extant
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) N Extant
United Arab Emirates V Extant
United Kingdom V Extant
Uruguay N Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vaqueria
Canada Beaverhill Lake
Canada Metiskow and Sunken Lakes
Canada Frank Lake (north)
Canada Oak Hammock Marsh WMA
Canada Whitewater Lake
Canada Tracadie Bay and Sandspit
Canada Quaco Bay
Canada Dorchester Cape and Grand Anse
Canada Southern Bight, Minas Basin
Canada Rasmussen Lowlands
Canada Foxe Basin Islands
Canada Creswell Bay
Canada Aylmer Wildlife Management Area
Canada Big Piskwanish Point
Canada PEI National Park
Canada Lagune du Havre aux Basques et plage de l'Ouest
Canada Île de l'Est
Canada Banc de Carleton
Canada Marais de Pointe-au-Père
Canada Île Nue de Mingan
Canada Barre de Portneuf
Canada Northeast James Bay Coast
Canada Quill Lakes
Canada Chaplin Lake
St Vincent and the Grenadines Ashton Wetland
Argentina Bahía de Samborombón y Punta Rasa
Argentina Reserva de Uso Múltiple Bañados del Río Dulce y Laguna Mar Chiquita
Argentina San Antonio Oeste
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Bertha's Beach, East Falkland
Puerto Rico (to USA) Jobos Bay
Puerto Rico (to USA) Suroeste
Paraguay Parque Nacional Tinfunqué - Estero Patiño
Paraguay Lagunas Saladas - Riacho Yacaré
St Lucia Point Sables
Virgin Islands (to USA) Great Pond
Virgin Islands (to USA) Southgate and Green Cay
Argentina Reserva de Biosfera Albufera de Mar Chiquita
Argentina Laguna Melincué
Brazil Parque Nacional da Lagoa do Peixe
Argentina Reserva Costa Atlántica de Tierra del Fuego y zonas adyacentes
Chile Marisma Buque Quemado
Brazil Delta do Parnaíba
Chile Bahía Lomas

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded suitable non-breeding
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes suitable non-breeding
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Freshwater Lakes suitable non-breeding
Marine Intertidal Mud Flats and Salt Flats major non-breeding
Marine Intertidal Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) major non-breeding
Marine Intertidal Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches major non-breeding
Marine Neritic Estuaries suitable non-breeding
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable non-breeding
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable passage
Wetlands (inland) Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) major breeding
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact
Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Calidris fuscicollis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/03/2021.