Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser anser Common name Greylag Goose
Population name rubrirostris, Black Sea & Turkey
Breeding range Black Sea, Turkey Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 25,000 [R532]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 25,000 [R532]
WPE 3 0 0 85,000 85,000 [R424]
WPE 4 0 0 85,000 85,000 [R424]
WPE 5 1999 2009 85,000 85,000 Expert opinion [R866]
CSR 4 1989 1998 85,000 85,000 Expert opinion
CSR 5 1999 2009 85,000 85,000 Expert opinion [R866]
CSR 6 1994 1994 85,000 85,000 Best guess [R424] [R866]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1980 1985 STA [R532]
WPE 2 1980 1985 STA [R532]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T5728]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T2699] [R888]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 250
WPE 2 1997 250
WPE 3 2002 850
WPE 4 2006 850
WPE 5 2012 850
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R532 - Pirot, J-Y., Laursen, K., Madsen, J. and Monval, J-Y. 1989. Population estimates of swans, geese, ducks, and Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) in the Western Palearctic and Sahelian Africa. In: Boyd, H. and Pirot, J.-Y. (eds.). Flyways and Reserves Networks. IWRB Spec. Publ. No.9. Slimbridge, UK
  • 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
  • R866 - Fox, A.D., Ebbinge, B.S., Mitchell, C., Heinicke, T., Aarvak, T., Colhoun, K., Clausen, P., Dereliev, S., Faragao, S., Koffijberg, K., Kruckenberg, H., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Madsen, J., Mooij, J., Musil, P., Nilsson, L., Pihl, S., and Van der Jeugd, H. 2010. Current estimates of goose population sizes in estern Europe, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis Svecica 20: 115-127
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1565 - Fox, A.D. & Leafloor, J.O. (in prep) A global audit of the status and trends of Arctic and Northern Hemisphere goose populations.
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • T5728 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1983-2007: + 2.6% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T2699 - 898. Trend 1983-2007: + 2.6% p.a. – Uncertain.
  • S8883 - This estimate tallies well with the estimates of 8,247 - 14,144 pairs (i.e. 25,000 - 42,000 individuals) for the breeding population ein the Black Sea region without RU (BirdLife International 2015). The IWC count totals are always under 12,000 individuals in the last 10 years.



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