Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Pelecanidae
Scientific name Pelecanus rufescens Common name Pink-backed Pelican
Population name Tropical Africa & SW Arabia
Breeding range Tropical Africa & the Red Sea Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R665]
WPE 4 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 No quality assessment [R190]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R667]
WPE 3 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 No quality assessment [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [R190]
AEWA CSR 4 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [R190]
AEWA CSR 5 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [R190]
AEWA CSR 6 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [R190]
AEWA CSR 7 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S8834] [R1371]
AEWA CSR 8 2001 2001 50,000 100,000 Best guess [S9557] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA No quality assessment [R665]
WPE 4 1985 2005 STA No quality assessment [R668]
WPE 2 1986 1996 STA No quality assessment [R667]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA No quality assessment [R604]
WPE 5 1985 2005 STA Poor [R668]
AEWA CSR 4 1985 2005 STA Poor [R668]
AEWA CSR 5 1985 2005 STA Poor [R668]
AEWA CSR 6 1991 2013 STA Poor [R1371]
AEWA CSR 7 1992 2014 STA Reasonable [T6798] [R1548] [R1371]
AEWA CSR 8 2008 2017 STA? Reasonable [T7466] [R1619]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 4 2002 750
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 750
WPE 5 2012 710
AEWA CSR 4 -1 -1 Not Set
AEWA CSR 5 -1 -1 Not Set
AEWA CSR 7 2012 710
AEWA CSR 8 2012 710

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. URL: http://iwc.wetlands.org/index.php/aewatrends
  • R1619 - Nagy, S. & Langendoen, T. (2020) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2018. Online publication. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands. URL: http://iwc.test.wetlands.org/index.php/aewatrends8

Notes

  • S8834 - Reference updated to provide access to the justification.
  • T6798 - The short-term trend is uncertain. Therefore, the long-term trend is presented.
  • S9557 - Reference updated to provide access to the justification.
  • T7466 - Based on IWC data from ten countries, Nagy & Langendoen (2020) reported a stable trend for 1997-2017 and an uncertain trend with stable or slightly increasing tendency for 2008-2017.



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