Population information

Order name Podicipediformes
Family name Podicipedidae
Scientific name Tachybaptus ruficollis Common name Little Grebe
Population name poggei
Breeding range E, SE Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes T.r. poggei now includes the former subspecies T.r. kunikyonis following O'Donnel & Fjelds? (1995). (WPE2). O'Donnel & Fjelds? (1995) includes "kunikyonis" (Ryukyu Is). (WPE3/4)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R124]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R124]
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R123]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R124]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R693]
WPE 4 1990 2000 DEC [R693]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 DEC [R693]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R124 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2002. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R693 - Wild Bird Society of Japan: Unpublished results of national surveys undertaken on behalf of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
  • 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.
  • R123 - Chan, S. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information from Eastern Asia.

Notes




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