Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax magellanicus Common name Rock Shag
Population name Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Breeding range Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
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 96,000 174,000 [R709]
WPE 4 0 0 96,000 177,000 [S3498] [R709]
WPE 5 0 0 96,000 177,000 [S6403] [R709]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 1400
WPE 4 2006 1400
WPE 5 2012 1300

References

  • R709 - Woods, R. and Woods, A. 1997. Atlas of the Breeding Birds of the Falkland Islands. Anthony Nelson, Oswestry, England

Notes

  • S3498 - 718 estimate 32,000-59,000 pairs (96,000-177,000 individuals).
  • S6403 - 718 estimate 32,000-59,000 pairs (96,000-177,000 individuals).



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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