Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Pelecanidae
Scientific name Pelecanus occidentalis Common name Brown Pelican
Population name occidentalis
Breeding range Caribbean Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes

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 5,000 5,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 5,000 5,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 290,000 290,000 [R387]
WPE 4 0 0 290,000 290,000 [R387]
WPE 5 2006 2007 4,930 18,400 [S7207] [R1021]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 50
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 3 2002 2900
WPE 4 2006 2900
WPE 5 2012 95

References

  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.
  • R387 - Kushlan, James, A., Melanie J. Steinkamp, Katharine Parsons, Jack Capp, Martin Acosta Cruz, Malcolm Coulter, Ian Davidson, Loney Dickson, Naomi Edelson, Richard Elliot, R. Michael Erwin, Scott Hatch, Stephen Kress, Robert Milko, Steve Miller, Kyra Mills, Richard Paul, Roberto Phillips, Jorge E. Saliva, Bill Sydeman, John Trapp, Jennifer Wheeler, and Kent Wohl. 2002. North American Waterbird Conservation Plan, Version 1. Waterbird Conservation for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA.
  • R1021 - Birdlife International. 2008a. Caribbean Waterbird Reports. Downloaded from: http://www.birdlife.org/action/science/species/waterbirds/downloads.html

Notes

  • S7207 - Total of data presented inBirdLife International 2008a..



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