Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta canadensis Common name Canada Goose
Population name Atlantic flyway resident (various subspecies)
Breeding range S Quebec & S Maritime Provinces S through Atlantic states Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes These populations were treated as a single larger population WPE1. (WPE2)

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 0 689,100 689,100 [R657]
WPE 3 0 0 1,010,000 1,010,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 1,010,000 1,010,000 [R651]
WPE 5 2011 2011 845,000 1,190,000 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R657]
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R651]
WPE 4 1996 2005 INC [R656]
WPE 5 2003 2011 DEC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 6900
WPE 3 2002 10100
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R657 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service. 1996. Waterfowl Population Status 1996. USFWS, Washington DC.
  • 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.

Notes




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