Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser caerulescens Common name Snow Goose
Population name caerulescens, C Canadian Arctic (bre)
Breeding range Central Canadian Arctic Non-breeding range S USA, N Mexico
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
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 72,500 72,500 [R17]
WPE 2 0 0 72,500 72,500 [R17]
WPE 3 0 0 1,230,000 1,230,000 [R372]
WPE 4 0 0 1,230,000 1,230,000 [R372]
WPE 5 0 0 1,230,000 1,230,000 Expert opinion [R372]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1986 1990 STA [R17]
WPE 2 1986 1990 STA [R17]
WPE 3 1992 2002 INC [R372]
WPE 4 1992 2002 INC [R372]
WPE 5 1992 2002 INC [R372]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 730
WPE 2 1997 730
WPE 3 2002 12300
WPE 4 2006 12300
WPE 5 2012 12300

References

  • R17 - Arctic Goose Joint Venture. 1991. A prospectus. North American Waterfowl Management Plan. Canada.
  • R372 - Kerbes, R.H., and Caswell, F. D. 2002. Personal Comunication of Photoinventory survey results.

Notes




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