Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser albifrons Common name Greater White-fronted Goose
Population name frontalis, Mid-Continent
Breeding range C & NW Alaska across Arctic Canada to Foxe Basin Non-breeding range Louisiana, Texas & Mexico
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 172,900 172,900 [R671]
WPE 2 0 0 789,000 789,000 [R657]
WPE 3 0 0 1,070,000 1,070,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 644,300 644,300 [R656]
WPE 5 2010 2010 709,000 710,000 Expert opinion [S7803] [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 INC [R671]
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R657]
WPE 3 1992 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 4 1992 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 5 2001 2010 INC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1700
WPE 2 1997 7900
WPE 3 2002 10700
WPE 4 2006 6400
WPE 5 2012 7100

References

  • R671 - USFWS and CWS. 1992. 1992 status of waterfowl and fall flight forecast. Usfws Migratory Bird Management Office.
  • R657 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service. 1996. Waterfowl Population Status 1996. USFWS, Washington DC.
  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R656 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. Waterfowl Population Status, 2005. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/reports/status05/final_status_05.pdf
  • R1180 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011d. Waterfowl population status, 2011. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.
  • R1534 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2014. Waterfowl population status, 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.

Notes

  • S7803 - 2010 fall estimate.
  • S8815 - 2012 fall estimate.



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