Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser brachyrhynchus Common name Pink-footed Goose
Population name Svalbard/North-west Europe
Breeding range Svalbard Non-breeding range Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 34,000 34,000 [R426]
WPE 1 0 0 30,000 30,000 [R532]
WPE 3 0 0 37,000 37,000 [R424]
WPE 4 0 0 42,000 42,000 [S3873] [R425]
WPE 5 1999 2009 63,000 63,000 Census based [R866]
CSR 4 2004 2004 42,000 42,000 Census based
CSR 5 1999 2009 63,000 63,000 Census based [R866]
CSR 6 2012 2013 81,600 81,600 Census based [S8238] [R1340] [R1409]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1950 1990 INC [R578]
WPE 1 1980 1986 INC [R532]
WPE 3 1990 1999 STA [R424]
WPE 4 1995 2005 INC [T2426] [R425]
WPE 5 1999 2009 INC Good [T5648] [R866] [R888]
CSR 4 1965 1997 INC Good
CSR 5 1999 2009 INC Good [T2427] [R866] [R888]
CSR 6 2003 2012 INC Good [T6239] [R1340]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 340
WPE 1 1994 300
WPE 3 2002 370
WPE 4 2006 420
WPE 5 2012 630
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R426 - Madsen, J., Reed, A. and Andreev, A. 1996. Status and trends of geese (Anser sp., Branta sp.) in the world: a review, updating and evaluation. In: Proceedings of Anatidae 2000. M. Birkan, J. van Vessem, P. Havet, J. Madsen, B. Trolliet, and M. Moser (eds.
  • 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.
  • R532 - Pirot, J-Y., Laursen, K., Madsen, J. and Monval, J-Y. 1989. Population estimates of swans, geese, ducks, and Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) in the Western Palearctic and Sahelian Africa. In: Boyd, H. and Pirot, J.-Y. (eds.). Flyways and Reserves Networks. IWRB Spec. Publ. No.9. Slimbridge, UK
  • R424 - Madsen, J., Cracknell, G. and Fox, A.D. (eds). (1999). Goose populations of the Western Palearctic: A review of status and distribution. Wetlands International Publication No.48. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands; National Environmental Re
  • R425 - Madsen, J., Kuijken, E., Cottaar, F., unpublished data, 2005.
  • R866 - Fox, A.D., Ebbinge, B.S., Mitchell, C., Heinicke, T., Aarvak, T., Colhoun, K., Clausen, P., Dereliev, S., Faragao, S., Koffijberg, K., Kruckenberg, H., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Madsen, J., Mooij, J., Musil, P., Nilsson, L., Pihl, S., and Van der Jeugd, H. 2010. Current estimates of goose population sizes in estern Europe, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis Svecica 20: 115-127
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1340 - Madsen, J., Cottaar, F., Nicolaisen, P.I., Tombre, I., Verscheure, C. & Kuijken, E. 2013. Svalbard Pink-footed Goose. Population Status Report 2012-13. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 12 pp. Technical Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 29. http://dce2.au.dk/pub/TR29.pdf
  • R1409 - Johnson, F.A., Madsen, J. & Jensen,G.H. 2014. Adaptive Harvest Management for the Svalbard Population of Pink-Footed Geese. 2014 Progress Summary. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 22 pp. Technical Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 40 http://dce2.au.dk/pub/TR40.pdf
  • R1566 - AEWA European Goose Management Platform Data Centre. 2017. Svalbard Pink-footed Goose Population Status Report 2016-2017. URL: http://www.unep-aewa.org/sites/default/files/document/aewa_egm_iwg_2_5_pfg_pop_status_update_2016-17.pdf

Notes

  • S3873 - 431: Mean of co-ordinated winter censuses 1999-2003 is 42,000.
  • T2426 - Ten year trend is increasing. (431)
  • T5648 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1990-2007: +9.1% p.a. ? Increase. Fox et al. 2010: Trend 1965-2009: +3.3% p.a.;Trend 1995-2009: +4.4% p.a.
  • T2427 - 898. Trend 1990-2007: +9.1% p.a. – Increase. 876: Trend 1965-2009: +3.3% p.a.;Trend 1995-2009: +4.4% p.a.
  • S8238 - 5-year mean: 73,920 individuals, min. 63,000 in 2009/2010 season, max. 81,600 in 2012/13 season.
  • T6239 - Continued increase since the 1970s which has accelerated since the early 2000s.
  • T6884 - Continued increase since the 1970s which has accelerated since the early 2000s.



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