Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser caerulescens Common name Snow Goose
Population name caerulescens, E Asia
Breeding range Wrangel Is, Russia Non-breeding range E China, Korea, Japan
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 50 50 [R10]
WPE 2 0 0 1 300 [R252]
WPE 3 0 0 1 300 [R252]
WPE 4 0 0 20 30 [S4373] [R731]
WPE 5 2008 2011 28 52 Expert opinion [S6481] [R731]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 STA Reasonable [T5768] [R1290]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R10 - Andreev, A. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished summary of Wetlands International Asian Waterfowl Census results for Perennou et al. 1994.
  • R252 - Gerasimov, N.N. and Gerasimov, Yu.N. 1995b. Present status and perspective of geese in Kamchatka. Goose Study 9: 10-14.
  • R731 - Yutaka Sabano in litt. 2005.
  • R1290 - Kurechi. In litt. 2012.

Notes

  • S4373 - 741: Extinct in E Asia from 19th century until 1993, when Snow Goose Restoration Project began, resulting in re-establishment of small population in Japan & Korea.
  • S6481 - Yutaka Sabano, in litt. 2005: Extinct in E Asia from 19th century until 1993, when Snow Goose Restoration Project began, resulting in re-establishment of small population in Japan & Korea.
  • T5768 - Young birds seen in Japan most years indicate an increasing trend (Kurechi in litt 2012).



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