Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Pelecanidae
Scientific name Pelecanus thagus Common name Peruvian Pelican
Population name thagus
Breeding range Coastal Peru, Chile Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Sometimes treated as conspecific with occidentalis.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R9]
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R570]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R570]
WPE 1 0 0 200,000 200,000 [R9]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R570]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1985 1995 INC [R571]
WPE 3 1990 2000 INC [R570]
WPE 4 1990 2000 INC [R570]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 INC [R570]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 2000
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 1 1994 2000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R9 - Anderson, D. (pers. comm.). 1993. Summarised census data of New World Pelicans for Wetlands International.
  • R571 - Schlatter, R. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.
  • R570 - Schlatter, R. (In litt.). 2002. Unpublished information on Southern South American waterbirds.

Notes




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