Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Microcarbo niger Common name Little Cormorant
Population name South Asia
Breeding range S Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
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 1987 1991 150,000 150,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 150,000 15,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 150,000 150,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 250,000 250,000 [S3292] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 250,000 250,000 [S6335] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
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 1 1994 1500
WPE 2 1997 1500
WPE 3 2002 1500
WPE 4 2006 2500
WPE 5 2012 2500

References

  • 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.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S3292 - 33: Indian population 200,000. 20: Rest of South Asia should support at least 50,000 birds.
  • S6335 - 33: Indian population 200,000. 20: Rest of South Asia should support at least 50,000 birds.



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