Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Biziura lobata Common name Musk Duck
Population name SE Australia
Breeding range SE Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes These populations were treated as a single larger population WPE1. (WPE2)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 2003 2003 10,000 25,000 [R341]
WPE 5 2004 2004 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S7532] [R341]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
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 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,

Notes

  • S7532 - Estimate of WPE4 is retained due to lack of survey data and thus insufficient information for a meaningful reassessment. This population is especially deficient in data for forming an estimate of population size.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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