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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 Expert opinion [R1371] 2002 - 2012 Unknown No idea [P1352] [S8616]
West Africa (Senegal to Chad) 1999 - 2008 600,000 - 700,000 Expert opinion [R642] [R648] 2003 - 2012 UNC Poor [R1381] [R1371] [P1351] [S8678] [T6659]
Dendrocygna bicolor (Fulvous Whistling-duck)
West Africa (Senegal to Chad) 2006 - 2014 20,000 - 50,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2003 - 2012 UNC Poor [R1371] [R1439] [P1340] [S8676] [T6657]
Eastern & Southern Africa 2001 - 2001 150,000 - 350,000 Expert opinion [R190] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea [P1341] [S8677]
Thalassornis leuconotus (White-backed Duck)
leuconotus, West Africa 2006 - 2006 1 - 500 Expert opinion [R192] 1982 - 1992 DEC Poor [R1371] [S8679]
leuconotus, Eastern & Southern Africa 1990 - 1990 10,000 - 25,000 Expert opinion [R115] 2002 - 2012 Unknown No idea [S8680]
Oxyura maccoa (Maccoa Duck)
Southern Africa 2000 - 2005 7,000 - 8,250 Expert opinion [R1509] 2003 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1381]
Eastern Africa 2001 - 2005 1,500 - 1,500 Expert opinion [R1509] [R190] 1995 - 2005 DEC Poor [R1509] [P1373]
Oxyura leucocephala (White-headed Duck)
West Mediterranean (Spain & Morocco) 2006 - 2012 2,500 - 3,500 Expert opinion [R1362] [R1361] [R1365] 2000 - 2013 STA/INC? Reasonable [R1381] [R1362] [R1491] -1 -1 [P1367] [S8450] [T6448]
East Mediterranean, Turkey & South-west Asia 2000 - 2014 5,000 - 10,000 Expert opinion [R1441] [R63] [R1362] [R1361] [R1365] [R1510] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1362] [R1381] [R1510] -1 -1 [S8451] [T6449]
Algeria & Tunisia 2009 - 2013 1,400 - 1,800 Expert opinion [R1365] 2003 - 2012 INC Poor [R1365] [P1368] [S8700] [T6718]
Cygnus olor (Mute Swan)
North-west Mainland & Central Europe 2005 - 2012 166,000 - 232,000 Expert opinion [R1362] [R1361] [R1365] 2003 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1381] [R1362] [R1361] -1 -1 [P1468] [S8235] [T6236]
Black Sea 1990 - 2012 45,000 - 45,000 Expert opinion [R1365] [R578] [R1362] [R1361] [R63] 2000 - 2012 STA? Reasonable [R1362] [R1361] [R1381] -1 -1 [S8464] [T6462]
West & Central Asia/Caspian 1987 - 1987 250,000 - 250,000 Best guess [R578] [R913] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 -1 [S8465] [T6463]
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)
Iceland/UK & Ireland 2010 - 2010 29,200 - 29,300 Census based [R1338] 2000 - 2010 INC Good [R1338] -1 -1 [P1552] [T6237]
North-west Mainland Europe 2000 - 2012 89,900 - 90,000 Census based [R1366] [R1362] [R1361] [R398] 2003 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1381] [R1362] [R1361] -1 -1 [S8474] [T6471]
N Europe & W Siberia/Black Sea & E Mediterranean 2008 - 2012 14,000 - 14,000 Expert opinion [R1365] 2003 - 2012 INC Poor [R1365] -1 -1 [S8475] [T6472]
West & Central Siberia/Caspian 1993 - 2013 20,000 - 20,000 Expert opinion [R578] [R1365] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 -1 [S8476]
Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)
bewickii, Western Siberia & NE Europe/North-west Europe 2010 - 2010 18,000 - 18,100 Census based [R1339] 2003 - 2012 DEC Good [R1381] -1 -1 [S8237] [T6238]
bewickii, Northern Siberia/Caspian 2010 - 2010 1,000 - 1,000 Expert opinion [R616] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 -1
Branta bernicla (Brent Goose)
bernicla, Western Siberia/Western Europe 1996 - 2011 200,000 - 250,000 Census based [R1315] 1999 - 2009 DEC Good [R1315] -1 -1 [S8197]
hrota, Svalbard/Denmark & UK 2009 - 2013 7,300 - 7,300 Census based [R1316] [R1426] [R1427] 2002 - 2013 INC Good [R1316] [R1427] [R1426] [R1432] [R1433] -1 -1 [S8198] [T6205]
hrota, Canada & Greenland/Ireland 2009 - 2014 40,500 - 40,500 Census based [R1435] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1317] [R1435] -1 -1 [S8199] [T6206]
Branta leucopsis (Barnacle Goose)
East Greenland/Scotland & Ireland 2013 - 2013 80,700 - 80,700 Census based [R1318] 2003 - 2013 INC Good [R1318] -1 -1 [S8200]
Svalbard/South-west Scotland 2013 - 2014 38,100 - 38,100 Census based [R1421] 2003 - 2013 INC Good [R1319] -1 -1 [S8201]
Russia/Germany & Netherlands 2011 - 2012 1,000,000 - 1,000,000 Expert opinion [R866] [R1423] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1381] [R1359] -1 -1 [S8262] [T6262]
Branta ruficollis (Red-breasted Goose)
Northern Siberia/Black Sea & Caspian 2009 - 2013 55,000 - 56,900 Expert opinion [R1325] [R1324] 1995 - 2009 DEC Poor [R1323] [R866] -1 -1 [S8206] [T6211]
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)
anser, NW Europe/South-west Europe 2007 - 2008 900,000 - 1,200,000 Expert opinion [R1362] [R1418] [R1365] [R1477] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1381] [R1362] -1 -1 [S8253] [T6253]
anser, Iceland/UK & Ireland 2008 - 2012 107,000 - 107,000 Census based [R1417] 2003 - 2013 INC Good [R1348] [R1417] -1 -1 [S8257] [T6258]
anser, Central Europe/North Africa 2009 - 2012 59,000 - 62,000 Expert opinion [R1365] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1381] -1 -1 [S8258] [T6259]
rubrirostris Western Siberia/Caspian & Iraq 2003 - 2005 100,000 - 200,000 Expert opinion [R913] 2003 - 2012 DEC Poor [R1381] -1 -1 [T6260]
rubrirostris, Black Sea & Turkey 1994 - 1994 85,000 - 85,000 Best guess [R424] [R866] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 -1
Anser fabalis (Bean Goose)
rossicus, West & Central Siberia/NE & SW Europe 1999 - 2009 550,000 - 550,000 Expert opinion [R866] 1999 - 2009 STA Reasonable [R866] -1 -1 [T6268]
johanseni, West & Central Siberia/Turkmenistan to W China 2004 - 2004 1,000 - 5,000 Expert opinion [R309] 2000 - 2010 DEC Poor [R866] -1 -1 [P1800] [S8270]
fabalis, North-east Europe/North-west Europe 2011 - 2011 50,000 - 70,000 Expert opinion [R1406] [R1407] 2002 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1406] -1 -1 [S8495]
Anser brachyrhynchus (Pink-footed Goose)
Svalbard/North-west Europe 2012 - 2013 81,600 - 81,600 Census based [R1340] [R1409] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1340] -1 -1 [S8238] [T6239]
East Greenland & Iceland/UK 2013 - 2013 372,000 - 372,000 Census based [R1348] [R1355] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1348] [R1355] -1 -1 [S8261]
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)
albifrons, NW Siberia & NE Europe/North-west Europe 2008 - 2012 1,000,000 - 1,000,000 Census based [R1410] 1997 - 2007 INC Good [R1381] [R1410] -1 -1 [S8239] [T6240]
albifrons, Western Siberia/Black Sea & Turkey 2010 - 2013 240,000 - 250,000 Expert opinion [R1412] 2003 - 2013 UNC Poor [R1381] -1 -1 [S8240] [T6255]
albifrons, Western Siberia/Central Europe 2013 - 2013 163,000 - 163,000 Census based [R1365] [R1412] 2003 - 2012 INC Good [R1381] [R866] -1 -1 [S8254] [T6254]
albifrons, Northern Siberia/Caspian & Iraq 1990 - 2012 15,000 - 15,000 Best guess [R578] [R866] [R1365] 2003 - 2012 DEC Poor [R1336] [R1381] [R1365] -1 -1 [S8255] [T6256]
flavirostris, Greenland/Ireland & UK 2013 - 2013 22,200 - 22,200 Census based [R1489] 2003 - 2013 DEC Good [R1347] -1 -1 [S8256] [T6257]
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)
NE Europe & W Siberia/Black Sea & Caspian 1999 - 2009 10,000 - 21,000 Expert opinion [R866] 1999 - 2006 STA? No idea [R866] -1 -1 [P2446]
Fennoscandia 2013 - 2013 70 - 90 Census based [R1353] [R1354] 2004 - 2013 INC Good [R1353] [R1354] -1 -1 [P1879]
Clangula hyemalis (Long-tailed Duck)
Western Siberia/North Europe (bre) 2007 - 2009 1,600,000 - 1,600,000 Expert opinion [R1326] [R889] [R1327] [R63] [R1362] [R1361] 2000 - 2010 DEC Reasonable [R882] [R1327] [R1352] [R1256] -1 -1 [S8207] [T6212]
Iceland & Greenland (bre) 1998 - 2012 36,000 - 99,000 Best guess [R1361] [R450] 2000 - 2012 INC? Poor [R1444] -1 -1 [S8561] [T6554]
Somateria spectabilis (King Eider)
East Greenland, NE Europe & Western Siberia 1990 - 2000 350,000 - 600,000 Expert opinion [R63] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 -1 [S8559] [T6552]
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)
mollissima, Baltic, Denmark & Netherlands X 2003 - 2010 976,000 - 976,000 Expert opinion [R1254] [R1362] 2000 - 2009 DEC Reasonable [R1254] [R1352] [R1349] [R1362] [R1381] [R1521] -1 -1 [P2346] [S8266] [T6266]
mollissima, Norway & Russia 1990 - 2012 510,000 - 525,000 Expert opinion [R1361] 2000 - 2012 DEC Poor [R1361] -1 -1 [S8557] [T6550]
borealis, Svalbard & Franz Joseph (bre) 1990 - 2001 60,000 - 82,500 Expert opinion [R1361] 1980 - 2000 INC? Poor [R1361] [R1493] -1 -1 [T6551]



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