Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Common name Socotra Cormorant
Population name Arabian Coast
Breeding range Persian Gulf Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Split from Arabian Coast & Gulf of Aden in WPE4.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 270,000 270,000 [S3407] [R346]
WPE 5 2005 2005 270,000 270,000 Expert opinion [R346]
CSR 4 2005 2005 270,000 270,000 Expert opinion [R346]
CSR 5 2005 2005 270,000 270,000 Expert opinion [R346]
CSR 6 2006 2006 270,000 270,000 Expert opinion [R1330]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1970 2000 DEC [T2095] [R64]
WPE 5 1960 2000 DEC Poor [R68]
CSR 4 1960 2000 DEC Poor [R68]
CSR 5 1960 2000 DEC Poor [R68]
CSR 6 1960 2000 DEC Poor [R1330]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 2700
WPE 5 2012 2700
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R346 - Jennings, M.C. in prep. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Arabia.
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R1330 - Jennings, M.C. 2010. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Arabia. Fauna of Arabia Vol. 25. Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Frankfurt, Germany and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Notes

  • S3407 - 349: Maximum world population of 110,000 pairs (330,000 individuals) of which 60,000 in Gulf of Aden (see below); in strong decline.
  • T2095 - 349: Maximum world population of 110,000 pairs (330,000 individuals) of which 60,000 in Gulf of Aden (see below); in strong decline.



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