Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser anser Common name Greylag Goose
Population name anser, NW Scotland
Breeding range NW Scotland Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EUBD
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 5,250 5,250 [R688]
WPE 2 0 0 5,250 5,250 [R610]
WPE 3 0 0 9,000 9,000 [R424]
WPE 4 0 0 9,600 9,600 [R374]
WPE 5 0 0 35,000 35,000 [R374]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 INC [R688]
WPE 2 1983 1993 INC [R610]
WPE 3 1990 1999 INC [R424]
WPE 4 1990 1999 INC [R424]
WPE 5 1997 2009 INC [R424]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 50
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 3 2002 90
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 350

References

  • R688 - Waters, R.J. and Cranswick, P.A. 1993. The Wetland Bird Survey 1992-93; Wildfowl and Wader Counts. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Slimbridge, UK.
  • R610 - Stroud, D.A. (pers. comm.). 1994. Unpublished data concerning the size and status of native Hebridean Greylag Goose population.
  • 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
  • R374 - Kershaw, M. and Cranswick, P.A. 2003. Numbers of wintering waterbirds in Great Britain 1994/95-1998/99: I. Wildfowl and selected waterbirds. Biological Conservation 111: 91-104.

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