Population information

Order name Podicipediformes
Family name Podicipedidae
Scientific name Tachybaptus ruficollis Common name Little Grebe
Population name albescens
Breeding range Caucasus E to L Balkhash and Tien Shan Non-breeding range SE to India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Population recognised as the subspecies albescens, following Llimona et al. (2016) www.hbw.com/node/52477

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R190]
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [S2997] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S7519] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • 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.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S2997 - 33: >200,000 in India.
  • S7519 - 33: >200,000 in India.



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