Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Biziura lobata Common name Musk Duck
Population name SW Australia
Breeding range SW 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 1989 2010 1 25,000 Best guess [S7533] [R287] [R341] [R1101] [R1145]

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,
  • R287 - Halse, S.A., Vervest, R.M., Munro, D.R., Pearson, G.B. and Yung, F.H., 1992. Annual waterfowl counts in south-western Australia - 1989/90. Technical Report 29, Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management.
  • R1101 - Jaensch, R. April 2012. Detailed data and notes on numbers and trends of waterbirds in Australia and other parts of the Oceania region, in a spreadsheet prepared for Wetlands International - Oceania for the 5th edition of WPE.
  • R1145 - Pinder, A. In litt. 4 April 2012a (waterbird monitoring database for Lake Warden and Lake Gore systems, 2006-2012, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia).

Notes

  • S7533 - Reassessment of information for WPE4 and consideration of sparse new information points to a revised estimate of <25,000.



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