Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax gaimardi Common name Red-legged Cormorant
Population name Pacific South America
Breeding range Pacific South America Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes These populations were treated as a single larger population WPE1. (WPE2)

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 100,000 1,000,000 [R570]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R570]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 25,000 [R571]
WPE 5 2007 2007 30,000 30,000 Census based [R1072]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 STA [R570]
WPE 4 1990 2000 STA [R570]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2001 2010 DEC Good [R1072]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 300

References

  • R570 - Schlatter, R. (In litt.). 2002. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R1072 - Frere, E. In litt. 2012. Unpublished information on Argentine waterbirds.
  • R1541 - Barros, Rodrigo. et. al. 2014. Breeding Population of Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi) along the Araucaria Region Coast, South-central Chile. Waterbirds 37 (3): 331-334. 2

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