Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta canadensis Common name Canada Goose
Population name taverneri/parvipes Taverner
Breeding range Interior Alaska Non-breeding range Washington to California
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes taverneri included in newly recognised Branta hutchinsii by AOU. (WPE4)

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 70,000 70,000 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 70,000 70,000 [R214]
WPE 3 0 0 272,000 272,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 272,000 272,000 [R651]
WPE 5 2011 2011 27,400 67,600 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 700
WPE 2 1997 700
WPE 3 2002 2700
WPE 4 2006 2700
WPE 5 2012 430

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.
  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • 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.

Notes




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