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Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Anseriformes
Anatidae
Dendrocygna viduata (White-faced Whistling-duck)
Eastern & Southern Africa 1991 - 2014 500,000 - 800,000 Best guess [R1371] 2009 - 2018 INC? Reasonable [R1619] 6300 2018 [P1352] [S9552] [T7235]
West Africa (Senegal to Chad) 1999 - 2008 600,000 - 700,000 Expert opinion [R642] [R648] 2009 - 2018 DEC? Reasonable [R1619] [R1620] 6500 2006 [P1351] [S8678] [T7234]
Dendrocygna bicolor (Fulvous Whistling-duck)
West Africa (Senegal to Chad) 2006 - 2014 20,000 - 50,000 Best guess [R1371] 2009 - 2018 UNC Poor [R1619] 320 2018 [P1340] [S9553] [T7236]
Eastern & Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 150,000 - 350,000 Best guess [R1371] 2008 - 2017 UNC Poor [R1619] 2300 2012 [P1341] [S9554] [T7237]
Thalassornis leuconotus (White-backed Duck)
leuconotus, West Africa 2006 - 2006 1 - 500 Best guess [R192] 1982 - 1992 DEC Poor [R1371] 1 2012 [S9113]
leuconotus, Eastern & Southern Africa 1990 - 1990 10,000 - 25,000 Best guess [R115] 2008 - 2017 DEC? Reasonable [R1619] 250 2012 [S9132] [T7238]
Oxyura maccoa (Maccoa Duck)
Southern Africa 2017 - 2017 3,000 - 4,000 Expert opinion [R1619] [R1509] 2008 - 2017 DEC? Reasonable [R1585] [R1619] 75 2012 [S9162] [T7243]
Eastern Africa 2014 - 2015 100 - 150 Expert opinion [R1623] 2006 - 2015 DEC Reasonable [R1619] [R1621] [R1622] 15 2002 [P1373] [S9158] [T7239]
Oxyura leucocephala (White-headed Duck)
West Mediterranean (Spain & Morocco) 2003 - 2018 2,200 - 2,900 Expert opinion [R1629] [R1619] [R1630] [R1625] 2008 - 2017 INC Good [R1619] [R1629] 25 2002 [P1367] [S9163] [T7244]
East Mediterranean, Turkey & South-west Asia 2013 - 2016 20,000 - 20,001 Expert opinion [R1569] [R1629] 2007 - 2016 DEC? Reasonable [R1619] [R1625] [R1628] [R1629] [R578] 200 2018 [S9165] [T7246]
Algeria & Tunisia 2013 - 2018 2,500 - 2,500 Census based [R1629] [R1619] 2009 - 2018 DEC? Reasonable [R1619] 25 2018 [P1368] [S9164] [T7245]
Cygnus olor (Mute Swan)
North-west Mainland & Central Europe 2013 - 2018 260,000 - 300,000 Census based [R1624] [R1619] [R1625] 2009 - 2018 INC/STA Good [R1619] [R1625] [R1626] [R1627] 2000 2018 [P1468] [S9159] [T7240]
Black Sea 2005 - 2019 59,000 - 80,000 Expert opinion [R1625] [R1619] 2009 - 2018 INC Reasonable [R1619] [R1625] 590 2018 [S9160] [T7241]
West & Central Asia/Caspian 2003 - 2020 100,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1619] [R1628] [R913] [R1642] [R578] 2008 - 2019 INC? Reasonable [R1628] [R1619] [R1642] 2500 1997 [S9161] [T7242]
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)
Iceland/UK & Ireland 2015 - 2015 34,000 - 34,000 Census based [R1562] 2005 - 2015 INC Good [R1562] 340 2018 [P1552] [T6875]
North-west Mainland Europe 2015 - 2015 138,500 - 138,500 Census based [R1631] [R1625] [R1619] 2005 - 2015 INC Good [R1625] [R1631] [R1619] 1200 2018 [S9166] [T7247]
N Europe & W Siberia/Black Sea & E Mediterranean 2002 - 2018 14,000 - 14,000 Expert opinion [R1625] [R1619] 2009 - 2018 INC Reasonable [R1625] [R1619] 140 2018 [S9167] [T7248]
West & Central Siberia/Caspian 1993 - 2013 20,000 - 20,000 Expert opinion [R578] [R1365] 2003 - 2013 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] [R1619] 200 1997 [S8476] [T7249]
Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)
bewickii, Western Siberia & NE Europe/North-west Europe 2015 - 2015 21,000 - 21,000 Census based [R1632] [R1619] 2005 - 2015 DEC Good [R1632] [R1619] 220 2012 [S9168] [T7250]
bewickii, Northern Siberia/Caspian 2012 - 2018 3,000 - 12,000 Expert opinion [R1633] [R1619] [R1625] 2009 - 2018 INC Reasonable [R1619] [R1634] 30 2018 [S9169] [T7251]
Branta bernicla (Brent Goose)
bernicla, Western Siberia/Western Europe 2011 - 2011 211,000 - 211,000 Census based [R1635] 2008 - 2016 INC? Good [R1635] [R1620] 2100 2018 [T7252]
hrota, Svalbard/Denmark & UK 2019 - 2019 13,400 - 13,400 Census based [R1771] 2008 - 2017 INC Good [R1636] 100 2018
hrota, Canada & Greenland/Ireland 2012 - 2018 37,000 - 37,000 Census based [R1637] 2008 - 2017 DEC Good [R1637] 400 2012 [S9172] [T7254]
Branta leucopsis (Barnacle Goose)
East Greenland/Scotland & Ireland 2018 - 2018 72,000 - 72,000 Census based [R1638] 2008 - 2018 STA Good [R1638] 810 2018 [T7255]
Svalbard/South-west Scotland 2015 - 2020 40,000 - 40,000 Census based [R1639] 2010 - 2010 STA Good [R1639] 380 2018 [S9174] [T7256]
Russia/Germany & Netherlands 2018 - 2018 1,400,000 - 1,400,000 Census based [R1640] [R1625] 2009 - 2018 INC Good [R1640] [R1641] [R1620] [R1619] 12000 2018 [S9175] [T7257]
Branta ruficollis (Red-breasted Goose)
Northern Siberia/Black Sea & Caspian 2016 - 2016 50,000 - 50,000 Census based [R1589] 2000 - 2012 UNC Reasonable 500 2018 [S9181] [T7698]
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)
anser, NW Europe/South-west Europe 2016 - 2018 710,000 - 780,000 Expert opinion [R1644] [R1619] [R1625] [R1630] [R1645] 2009 - 2018 STA Good [R1619] [R1644] [R1620] [R1625] 9600 2018 [S9177] [T7259]
anser, Iceland/UK & Ireland 2015 - 2019 76,000 - 76,000 Census based [R1643] 2010 - 2019 DEC Good [R1643] 980 2012 [S9176] [T7258]
anser, Central Europe/North Africa 2013 - 2018 130,000 - 130,000 Census based [R1619] [R1625] [R1646] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1619] [R1625] 770 2018 [S9178] [T7260]
rubrirostris Western Siberia/Caspian & Iraq 2016 - 2016 250,000 - 250,001 Expert opinion [R1589] [R1685] 2008 - 2017 DEC Reasonable [R1619] [R1648] 2500 2018 [S9180] [T7262]
rubrirostris, Black Sea & Turkey 2005 - 2019 25,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R1647] [R1619] [R1625] 1998 - 2018 DEC? Reasonable [R1625] [R1619] 350 2018 [S9179] [T7261]
Anser fabalis (Bean Goose)
rossicus, West & Central Siberia/NE & SW Europe 2010 - 2013 600,000 - 600,000 Census based [R1652] 1990 - 2013 INC Good [R1635] [R1619] 5500 2012 [T7264]
johanseni, West & Central Siberia/Turkmenistan to W China 2004 - 2004 1,000 - 5,000 Best guess [R309] [R1653] 2000 - 2010 DEC Poor [R866] 20 2012 [P1800] [S9184]
fabalis, North-east Europe/North-west Europe 2015 - 2019 82,000 - 97,000 Expert opinion [R1649] [R1650] 2010 - 2019 INC? Reasonable [R1651] [R1650] 520 2018 [S9182] [T7263]
Anser brachyrhynchus (Pink-footed Goose)
Svalbard/North-west Europe 2019 - 2019 80,000 - 80,000 Census based [R1660] 2010 - 2019 STA Good [R1660] 860 2018 [S9192]
East Greenland & Iceland/UK 2015 - 2019 500,000 - 500,000 Census based [R1659] 2010 - 2019 INC Good [R1659] 5400 2018 [S9191]
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)
albifrons, NW Siberia & NE Europe/North-west Europe 2000 - 2018 1,000,000 - 1,200,000 Census based [R1584] [R1619] 2009 - 2018 STA Good [R1619] [R1635] [R1584] 12000 2012 [S9185] [T7265]
albifrons, Western Siberia/Black Sea & Turkey 2013 - 2020 300,000 - 400,000 Expert opinion [R1619] 2008 - 2017 STA? Reasonable [R1635] [R1619] [R1654] 2500 2018 [S9202] [T7267]
albifrons, Western Siberia/Central Europe 2014 - 2018 190,000 - 190,000 Census based [R1619] 2009 - 2018 INC Good [R1619] 1600 2018 [S9186]
albifrons, Northern Siberia/Caspian & Iraq 2014 - 2014 110,000 - 110,001 Best guess [R1619] [R1685] 2009 - 2018 Unknown Poor [R1619] 250 2018 [S9187] [T7268]
flavirostris, Greenland/Ireland & UK 2020 - 2020 21,500 - 21,500 Census based [R1772] 1999 - 2014 DEC Good [R1655] 190 2018 [S9188] [T7269]
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)
NE Europe & W Siberia/Black Sea & Caspian 2016 - 2016 28,500 - 40,100 Census based [R1589] [R1658] 1999 - 2013 DEC? Poor [R1565] 340 2018 [P2446] [S9190] [T6889]
Fennoscandia 2013 - 2019 105 - 120 Census based [R1656] [R1657] 2010 - 2019 INC Good [R1657] [R1656] 1 2012 [P1879] [T7270]
Clangula hyemalis (Long-tailed Duck)
Western Siberia/North Europe (bre) 2008 - 2018 1,600,000 - 1,600,000 Expert opinion [R1592] [R1625] 2009 - 2018 STA? Reasonable [R1625] [R1619] 16000 2012 [S9194] [T7274]
Iceland & Greenland (bre) 2018 - 2018 36,000 - 99,000 Best guess [R1625] [R1549] 2007 - 2018 STA Reasonable [R1625] 600 2018 [S9193] [T7273]
Somateria spectabilis (King Eider)
East Greenland, NE Europe & Western Siberia 1988 - 2018 480,000 - 910,000 Expert opinion [R1625] 2007 - 2018 DEC? Poor [R1661] [R1662] 4800 2018 [S9195] [T7275]
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)
mollissima, Norway & Russia 2013 - 2016 300,000 - 350,000 Expert opinion [R1663] [R1625] [R1549] 2009 - 2019 STA Good [R1663] [R1625] [R1619] 5200 2018 [S9196] [T7276]
borealis, Svalbard & Franz Joseph (bre) 2013 - 2016 57,000 - 60,000 Expert opinion [R1663] 2008 - 2019 DEC? Reasonable [R1663] 700 2018 [S9197] [T7277]
mollissima, Baltic, North & Celtic Seas 2012 - 2018 560,000 - 920,000 Expert opinion [R1625] [R1663] 2009 - 2018 DEC Good [R1625] [R1619] [R1620] [R1663] 7200 2021 [P2474] [S9200] [T7278]



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