Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax carunculatus Common name Rough-faced Shag
Population name New Zealand
Breeding range Cook Strait New Zealand Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
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 2 0 0 500 600 [R534]
WPE 3 1999 1999 600 600 [R68]
WPE 4 2005 2005 600 600 [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 500 600 [R534]
WPE 5 2005 2005 645 645 Census based [R1161]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1950 1994 STA [R138]
WPE 3 1950 1997 STA [R68]
WPE 4 1992 2002 STA [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1996 2005 STA Reasonable [T5308] [R1161]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 6
WPE 3 2002 6
WPE 4 2006 6
WPE 1 1994 6
WPE 5 2012 6

References

  • R534 - Powlesland, R. (pers. comm.). 1993. New Zealand Department of Conservation unpublished data.
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R1161 - Shuckard, R. 2006. Population status of the New Zealand king shag (Leucocarbo carunculatus). Notornis 53: 297-307.

Notes

  • T5308 - Numbers appear to have been stable for at least the past 50 years and possibly over 100 years.



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