Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Anhingidae
Scientific name Anhinga anhinga Common name Anhinga
Population name leucogaster
Breeding range SE USA, Mexico, Cuba, Central America Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes

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 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2005 2007 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S7598] [R1001] [R1021] [R1114]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 STA [R635]
WPE 2 1966 1996 DEC [R565]
WPE 3 1980 1996 DEC [R243]
WPE 4 1980 1996 DEC [R243]
WPE 5 1980 1996 DEC [R243]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • R565 - Sauer, J.R., Schwartz, S., Peterjohn, B.G. and Hines, J.E. 1996. The North American Breeding Bird Survey Home Page. Version 94.3 Natl. Biol. Serv., Patuxtent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD. URL: http://www.mbr.nbs.gov/bbs/bbs.html.
  • R243 - Frederick, P.C. and Siegel-Causey, D. 2000. Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga). In: The birds of North America, No 522. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington D.C.
  • R1001 - Acosta-Cruz, M. and Mugica-Vald?s, L. 2006. Reporte Final ? Aves Acu?ticas en Cuba. Havana, Cuba: Facultad de Biolog?a, Universidad de la Habana. Final report to BirdLife International.
  • R1021 - Birdlife International. 2008a. Caribbean Waterbird Reports. Downloaded from: http://www.birdlife.org/action/science/species/waterbirds/downloads.html
  • R1114 - Komar, O., Angehr, G., Eisermann, K., Herrera, N. and Zolotoff, J.M.. 2006. Waterbird Population Estimates for Central America. IV North American Ornithological Conference. unpublished report.

Notes

  • S7598 - 21,103-51,200 for Central America (Komar et al. 2006); 500-999 for Cuba (Acosta-Cruz and Mugica-Vald?s. 2006); Mean autumn count of 31,633 individuals for Vera Cruz, Mexico, may record less than 40% of the individuals that belong to the USA migrating population (Ruelas Inzunza et al. 2010).



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