Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Scopidae
Scientific name Scopus umbretta Common name Hamerkop
Population name umbretta (tenuirostris), Madagascar
Breeding range Madagascar Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Birds from Madagascar sometimes considered a separate race, for which the name tenuirostris (based on specimens from EC Madagascar) is available. Proposed race bannermani (SW Kenya) included in nominate.

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 60,000 90,000 [R301]
WPE 4 0 0 60,000 90,000 [R301]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 60,000 90,000 [R301]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA/INC [R301]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA/INC [R301]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA/INC [R301]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 750
WPE 4 2006 750
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 730

References

  • R301 - Hawkins, F. In litt. 2002. Unpublished notes on waterbird population estimates of Madagascar.

Notes




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