Population information

Order name Phoecopteriformes
Family name Phoenicopteridae
Scientific name Phoenicopterus chilensis Common name Chilean Flamingo
Population name S South America
Breeding range S South America Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Neotropics
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 0 500,000 500,000 [R359]
WPE 3 1999 1999 200,000 200,000 [R68]
WPE 2 0 0 500,000 500,000 [R359]
WPE 4 2005 2005 200,000 200,000 [S4153] [R64]
WPE 5 2010 2010 290,000 290,000 Census based [R1082]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1960 1973 STA [R359]
WPE 3 1975 1995 DEC [R68]
WPE 2 1985 1995 DEC [R571]
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 5000
WPE 3 2002 2000
WPE 2 1997 5000
WPE 4 2006 2000
WPE 5 2012 2900

References

  • R359 - Kear, J. and Duplaix-Hall, N. (eds.). 1975. Flamingos. T. and A.D. Poyser Berkhamsted.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R1082 - Grupo para la Conservaci?n Flamencos Altoandinos (GCFA) and Flamingo Specialist Group. 2010. Fourth simultaneous flamingo census in South America: preliminary results. Bulletin of the Flamingo Specialist Group 18: 61-67.

Notes

  • S4153 - 281: (Unchanged) Estimate based on co-ordinated census in January 2005.



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