Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Oxyura jamaicensis Common name Ruddy Duck
Population name jamaicensis
Breeding range West Indies Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Population discontinued after WPE5 and merged with now redundant rubida population.

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 0 650,000 650,000 No quality assessment [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 680,300 680,300 No quality assessment [R327]
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1 No quality assessment
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1 No quality assessment
WPE 5 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate [S7497]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1972 1992 INC No quality assessment [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 6500
WPE 2 1997 6803
WPE 3 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 4 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 5 -1 -1 Not Set

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.
  • R327 - Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). 1996. Bird Trends, No. 5. Can. Wildl. Serv. Headquarters.

Notes

  • S7497 - Only new data other than estimate for West Indies of 13,255-16,525 (Birdlife International 2008)a.



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