Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta canadensis Common name Canada Goose
Population name fulva, Pacific
Breeding range British Colombia S to California Non-breeding range
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 80,000 80,000 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 80,000 80,000 [R214]
WPE 3 0 0 84,000 84,001 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 86,300 86,300 [R656]
WPE 5 2011 2011 59,600 163,000 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1972 1992 INC [R214]
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R712]
WPE 3 2000 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 4 2000 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 5 2002 2011 INC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 800
WPE 2 1997 800
WPE 3 2002 800
WPE 4 2006 860
WPE 5 2012 980

References

  • 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.
  • R712 - Wyndham, M. and Dickson, K.M. 1996. Status of Migratory Game Birds in Canada - November 1, 1996. Can. Wildl. Serv. Unpubl. Rep.
  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R656 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. Waterfowl Population Status, 2005. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/reports/status05/final_status_05.pdf
  • R1180 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011d. Waterfowl population status, 2011. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.
  • R1534 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2014. Waterfowl population status, 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.

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