Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Anhingidae
Scientific name Anhinga rufa Common name African Darter
Population name rufa, W Africa
Breeding range W & Central Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Often included in melanogaster.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 25,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 1 25,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 3,000 3,000 [R517]
WPE 2 0 0 3,000 3,000 [R517]
WPE 5 2001 2001 1 25,000 Best guess [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R190]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 1 1994 30
WPE 2 1997 30
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R517 - Perennou, C. 1991. Les recensements internationaux d'oiseaux d'eau en Afrique Tropicale. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 15. Slimbridge, UK. 140 pp.

Notes




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