Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax fuscescens Common name Black-faced Cormorant
Population name S Australia
Breeding range Coastal S Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
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 1989 1989 1 25,000 Best guess [S6346] [R287]

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 1980 1989 DEC? No idea [R287]

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 250

References

  • 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.

Notes

  • S6346 - This first estimate for WPE is based on old data from island colonies which suggests population below 25,000 and declining trend. Contemporary data from colonies are needed..



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