Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta hutchinsii Common name Cackling Goose
Population name hutchinsii/parvipes Western Tall Grass Prairie
Breeding range Victoria Island & Queen Maud Gulf S to N Alberta Non-breeding range SE Colorado, NE New Mexico & adjacent Oklahoma & Texas
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes The American Ornithologists' Union (and British Ornithologists' Union) have accepted the separation of canadensis and hutchinsii as different species, 'Canada Goose' and 'Cackling Goose'. This population ncluded in newly recognised Branta hutchinsii by AOU.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 620,200 620,200 [R671]
WPE 3 0 0 164,000 164,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 164,000 164,000 [R651]
WPE 2 0 0 528,300 528,300 [R657]
WPE 5 2011 2011 128,000 322,000 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 INC [R671]
WPE 3 1992 2001 DEC [R651]
WPE 4 1992 2001 DEC [R651]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2002 2011 INC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 6200
WPE 3 2002 1600
WPE 4 2006 1600
WPE 2 1997 5300
WPE 5 2012 2000

References

  • R671 - USFWS and CWS. 1992. 1992 status of waterfowl and fall flight forecast. Usfws Migratory Bird Management Office.
  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R657 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service. 1996. Waterfowl Population Status 1996. USFWS, Washington DC.
  • R1180 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011d. Waterfowl population status, 2011. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.

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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on