Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax atriceps Common name Imperial Shag
Population name melanogenis
Breeding range Crozet, Prince Edward Is Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Treated as a separate species until WPE4.

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 2001 2001 3,425 3,425 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 3,425 3,425 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 2,500 2,500 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 2,500 2,500 [R165]
WPE 5 2001 2001 3,420 3,430 [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R190]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 35
WPE 4 2006 35
WPE 1 1994 25
WPE 2 1997 25
WPE 5 2012 35

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.

Notes




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