Population information

Order name Phoecopteriformes
Family name Phoenicopteridae
Scientific name Phoenicoparrus andinus Common name Andean Flamingo
Population name South American Andes
Breeding range Central high Andes of Peru, Chile, Bolivia & Argentina Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
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 2 0 0 1 50,000 [R577]
WPE 3 0 0 34,000 34,000 [R673]
WPE 4 0 0 34,000 34,000 [R673]
WPE 1 0 0 1 50,000 [R577]
WPE 5 2010 2010 38,600 38,700 Census based [R1082]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1985 1995 DEC [R571]
WPE 3 1985 1997 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1985 2005 DEC [R668]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2005 2010 STA Reasonable [R1082]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 500
WPE 3 2002 340
WPE 4 2006 340
WPE 1 1994 500
WPE 5 2012 390

References

  • R577 - Scott, D.A. and Carbonnell, M. (compilers). 1986. A Directory of Neotropical Wetlands. IUCN, Cambridge, UK and IWRB, Slimbridge, UK.
  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R673 - Valqui, M., Caziani, S. M., Rocha, O. and Rodriguez, E.. (2000) Abundance and distribution of the South American altiplano flamingos. Waterbirds 23 Special Publication 1: 110-113.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • 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.

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