Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax aristotelis Common name European Shag
Population name aristotelis
Breeding range Coastal N Europe Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 199,000 205,000 [S3504] [R63]
WPE 1 1994 1994 250,000 250,000 [R70]
WPE 2 1994 1994 250,000 250,000 [R70]
WPE 3 1970 1990 222,000 258,000 [R69]
WPE 5 1990 2000 199,000 205,000 [S6405] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 DEC [R63]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 DEC [R63]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 2000
WPE 1 1994 2500
WPE 2 1997 2500
WPE 3 2002 2400
WPE 5 2012 2000

References

  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • R69 - BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council. 2000. European bird populations: estimates and trends. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 10.

Notes

  • S3504 - 64: Breeding population in relevant countries 66,290-68,240 pairs (198,870 - 204,720 individuals).
  • S6405 - BirdLife International 2004b: Breeding population in relevant countries 66,290-68,240 pairs (198,870 - 204,720 individuals).



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