Population information

Order name Podicipediformes
Family name Podicipedidae
Scientific name Tachybaptus ruficollis Common name Little Grebe
Population name capensis, Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes These two populations transcribed in error in WPE3.

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 1993 1993 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R665]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R497]
WPE 3 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R497]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R190]

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 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R497 - O'Donnel, C.F.J. and Fjelds?, J. 1995. Grebes: a global action plan for their conservation. IUCN.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.

Notes




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