Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta canadensis Common name Canada Goose
Population name leucopareia, Aleutian (Buldir-California)
Breeding range Aleutian & Semidi Islands, Alaska Non-breeding range W coast Canada S to California, Japan (wintering)
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia North America
Notes Included in newly recognised Branta hutchinsii by AOU. (WPE4)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership 1
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 29,800 29,800 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 70,000 70,000 [S4666] [R508]
WPE 1 0 0 7,800 7,800 [R115]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 11,000 [R116]
WPE 5 2011 2011 91,800 132,000 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1974 2001 INC [R651]
WPE 4 1974 2001 INC [R651]
WPE 1 1980 1990 INC [R115]
WPE 2 1980 1990 INC [R115]
WPE 5 2003 2011 INC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 300
WPE 4 2006 700
WPE 1 1994 78
WPE 2 1997 105
WPE 5 2012 1100

References

  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R508 - Pacific Flyway Council. 2005. Pacific Flyway Management Plan for the Aleutian Canada Goose. Aleutian Canada Goose Subcomm., Pacific Flyway Study Comm., c/o USFWS Portland, Oregon. Unpublished report.
  • R115 - Callaghan, D.A. and Green, A.J. 1993. Wildfowl at risk, 1993. Wildfowl 44: 149-169.
  • R116 - Callaghan, D.A. (Comp.). (in press). Ducks, geese, swans and screamers: an Action Plan for the conservation of Anseriformes.
  • 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

  • S4666 - Some birds of this subspecies still occasionally winter in Japan, Korea and probably China, though the Kuril breeding population is now extinct.



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