Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anseranatidae
Scientific name Anseranas semipalmata Common name Magpie Goose
Population name N Australia, S New Guinea
Breeding range N Australia, S New Guinea Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 350,000 350,000 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R116]
WPE 3 1999 1999 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R249]
WPE 5 1995 2008 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [S7473] [R286] [R341] [R1112]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1972 1992 STA [R214]
WPE 2 1980 1990 INC [R430]
WPE 3 1985 1995 FLU [R249]
WPE 4 1985 1995 FLU [R249]
WPE 5 1982 2011 FLU Poor [R341] [R267]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 3500
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 20000
WPE 4 2006 20000
WPE 5 2012 20000

References

  • R214 - Ellis-Joseph, S., Hewston, N. and Green, A. (compilers). 1992. Global Waterfowl Conservation Assessment and Management Plan: First Review Draft. Report by the IUCN Captive Breeding Specialist Group and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. 1992. 77 pp.
  • R116 - Callaghan, D.A. (Comp.). (in press). Ducks, geese, swans and screamers: an Action Plan for the conservation of Anseriformes.
  • R430 - Marchant, S.M. and Higgins, P.J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Volume 1: Ratites to Ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R286 - Halse, S.A., Pearson, G.B., Jaensch, R.P., Kulmoi, P., Gregory, P., Kay, W.R. and Storey, A.W. 1996. Waterbird surveys of the Middle Fly River floodplain, Papua New Guinea. Wildlife Research 23 (5): 557-569. (CSIRO Publishing, Australia).
  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,
  • R1112 - Kingsford, R.T., Porter, J.L. and Halse, S.A. 2012. National waterbird assessment. Waterlines report, National Water Commission, Canberra. Available online at http://nwc.gov.au/publications/waterlines/74
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.

Notes

  • S7473 - Estimate based on national survey of waterbirds in Australia and data from New Guinea.



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