Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Cygnus cygnus Common name Whooper Swan
Population name West & Central Siberia/Caspian
Breeding range W & Cent Siberia Non-breeding range Caspian, Central Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 [R578]
WPE 3 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 4 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 5 1990 1995 20,000 20,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 6 1993 2013 20,000 20,000 Expert opinion [S8476] [R578] [R1365]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1984 1994 DEC [R578]
WPE 3 1984 1994 DEC [R578]
WPE 4 1984 1994 DEC [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1984 1994 DEC Poor [R578]
CSR 4 1984 1994 DEC Poor [R578]
CSR 5 1984 1994 DEC Poor [R578]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 200
WPE 3 2002 200
WPE 4 2006 200
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 200
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R578 - Scott, D.A. and Rose, P.M. 1996. Atlas of Anatidae populations in Africa and western Eurasia. Wetlands International Publication No. 41. Wetlands International, Wageningen, NL. 336 pp.
  • R1365 - Wetlands International, International Waterbird Census, unpublished data, 2014.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S8476 - See Scott & Rose (1996) for details. 16,255 inidividuals in January 2013.
  • T6878 - There is no evidence of continued decline after 2000, but the main wintering areas in the northern part of the Caspian are not monitored.



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