Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta sandvicensis Common name Hawaiian Goose
Population name Hawaii
Breeding range Hawaiian Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Oceania
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 3 0 0 1,050 1,050 [R653]
WPE 4 0 0 1,050 1,050 [R653]
WPE 1 0 0 500 500 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 700 700 [R116]
WPE 5 2008 2010 1,880 1,980 Census based [R1177]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 FLU [R653]
WPE 4 0 0 FLU [R653]
WPE 1 1972 1992 DEC [R214]
WPE 2 1990 1996 STA [R116]
WPE 5 2001 2010 INC Good [T5821] [R1177]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 10
WPE 4 2006 10
WPE 1 1994 5
WPE 2 1997 7
WPE 5 2012 20

References

  • R653 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2002b. Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Nene or Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis). USFWS Region 1., Portland, Oregon, Code U8.
  • R214 - Ellis-Joseph, S., Hewston, N. and Green, A. (compilers). 1992. Global Waterfowl Conservation Assessment and Management Plan: First Review Draft. Report by the IUCN Captive Breeding Specialist Group and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. 1992. 77 pp.
  • R116 - Callaghan, D.A. (Comp.). (in press). Ducks, geese, swans and screamers: an Action Plan for the conservation of Anseriformes.
  • R1177 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011c. Nene or Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis) 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation. Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office. Honolulu, Hawaii. 16 pp.

Notes

  • T5821 - Populations stable on most islands, increasing on Kauai; further increase anticipated but predation and potential for sustained drought remain important threats.



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