Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Dendrocygna guttata Common name Spotted Whistling-duck
Population name SE Asia
Breeding range E Indonesia, S Philippines, New Guinea Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
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 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1993 2002 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S7474] [R286] [R813] [R1027]

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 2001 2010 INC? No idea [R1081]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 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).
  • R813 - Feare CJ 2002. The sustainable exploitation of Sooty Tern eggs in the Seychelles. Tenth annual report to the Division of Environment, Seychelles Government
  • R1027 - Bishop, K.D. 2003. A Review of the Avifauna of the TransFly Eco-region: the status, distribution, habitats and conservation of the region?s birds. Report to WWF South Pacific Program.
  • R1081 - Gregory, P. In litt. 14 March 2011.

Notes

  • S7474 - Estimate based on numbers from aerial transect surveys (mid 1990s) in S New Guinea and allowance for other parts of range in SE Asia. Continues to expand into N Australia.



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