Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax carbo Common name Great Cormorant
Population name carbo, Greenland
Breeding range West Greenland Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Population added in WPE3.

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 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R78]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R78]
WPE 5 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R78]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1976 1995 INC [R78]
WPE 4 1976 1995 INC [R78]
WPE 5 1976 1995 INC [R78]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 150
WPE 4 2006 150
WPE 5 2012 150

References

  • R78 - Boertmann, D.and Mosbech, A. 1997. Breeding distribution and abundance of the great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo carbo in Greenland. Polar Research 16: 93-100.

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