Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax brasilianus Common name Neotropical Cormorant
Population name brasilianus
Breeding range South America Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Now widely known as olivaceus.

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 1993 1993 2,000,000 2,000,001 [R119]
WPE 3 1993 1993 2,000,000 2,000,001 [R119]
WPE 4 1993 1993 2,000,000 2,000,001 [R119]
WPE 1 1993 1993 2,000,000 2,000,000 [R119]
WPE 5 1993 1993 2,000,000 2,000,001 [R119]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1966 1996 INC [R565]
WPE 3 1990 2000 INC [R570]
WPE 4 1990 2000 INC [R570]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 INC [R570]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 20000
WPE 3 2002 20000
WPE 4 2006 20000
WPE 1 1994 20000
WPE 5 2012 20000

References

  • R119 - Canevari, P. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished information from Neotropical Wetlands Program.
  • 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.
  • R570 - Schlatter, R. (In litt.). 2002. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.

Notes




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