Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta leucopsis Common name Barnacle Goose
Population name Russia/Germany & Netherlands
Breeding range N Russia, E Baltic, S North Sea Non-breeding range N Germany, Netherlands
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 120,000 120,000 [R532]
WPE 2 0 0 176,000 176,000 [R426]
WPE 3 2002 2002 360,000 360,000 [R604]
WPE 4 2006 2006 420,000 420,000 [S4732] [R668]
WPE 5 1999 2009 770,000 770,000 Census based [R866]
CSR 4 2006 2006 420,000 420,000 Census based
CSR 5 1999 2009 770,000 770,000 Census based [R866]
CSR 6 2011 2012 1,000,000 1,000,000 Expert opinion [S8262] [R866] [R1423]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1980 1986 INC [R532]
WPE 2 1980 1986 INC [R532]
WPE 3 1990 1999 INC [R424]
WPE 4 1990 1999 INC [R424]
WPE 5 1997 2007 INC Good [T5866] [R866] [R888]
CSR 4 1993 1997 INC Good
CSR 5 1997 2007 INC Good [T3051] [R866] [R888]
CSR 6 2003 2012 INC Good [T6262] [R1381] [R1359]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1200
WPE 2 1997 1800
WPE 3 2002 3600
WPE 4 2006 4200
WPE 5 2012 7700
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R532 - Pirot, J-Y., Laursen, K., Madsen, J. and Monval, J-Y. 1989. Population estimates of swans, geese, ducks, and Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) in the Western Palearctic and Sahelian Africa. In: Boyd, H. and Pirot, J.-Y. (eds.). Flyways and Reserves Networks. IWRB Spec. Publ. No.9. Slimbridge, UK
  • R426 - Madsen, J., Reed, A. and Andreev, A. 1996. Status and trends of geese (Anser sp., Branta sp.) in the world: a review, updating and evaluation. In: Proceedings of Anatidae 2000. M. Birkan, J. van Vessem, P. Havet, J. Madsen, B. Trolliet, and M. Moser (eds.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R424 - Madsen, J., Cracknell, G. and Fox, A.D. (eds). (1999). Goose populations of the Western Palearctic: A review of status and distribution. Wetlands International Publication No.48. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands; National Environmental Re
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R866 - Fox, A.D., Ebbinge, B.S., Mitchell, C., Heinicke, T., Aarvak, T., Colhoun, K., Clausen, P., Dereliev, S., Faragao, S., Koffijberg, K., Kruckenberg, H., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Madsen, J., Mooij, J., Musil, P., Nilsson, L., Pihl, S., and Van der Jeugd, H. 2010. Current estimates of goose population sizes in estern Europe, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis Svecica 20: 115-127
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1423 - Hornman M., Hustings F., Koffijberg K., Klaassen O., Kleefstra R., van Winden E., Sovon Ganzen- en Zwanenwerkgroep & Soldaat L. 2013. Watervogels in Nederland in 2011/2012. Sovon rapport 2013/66, RWS-rapport BM 13.27. Sovon Vogelonderzoek Nederland, Nijmegen. URL: https://www.sovon.nl/nl/publicaties/watervogels-nederland-20112012
  • R1381 - Nagy, S., Flink, S., Langendoen, T. (2014) Waterbird trends 1988-2012: Results of trend analyses of data from the International Waterbird Census in the African-Eurasian Flyway. Wetlands International, Ede.
  • R1359 - van Roomen, M., van Winden, E. & Langendoen, T. 2014. The assessment of trends and population sizes of a selection of waterbird species and populations from the coastal East Atlantic Flyway for Conservation Status Report 6 of The African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement. Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative, Wetlands International & Birdlife International.
  • R1565 - Fox, A.D. & Leafloor, J.O. (in prep) A global audit of the status and trends of Arctic and Northern Hemisphere goose populations.

Notes

  • S4732 - Information compiled by Kees Koffijberg, September 2005, from counts in NL (totalling 393,000 in January 2003), and estimated age ratios and mortality.
  • T5866 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1983-2007: +7.6% p.a. ? Increase. Fox et al. 2010: Trend 1960-2009: +7.8% p.a. Trend 1995-2009: +7.8% p.a.
  • T3051 - 898. Trend 1983-2007: +7.6% p.a. – Increase. 876: Trend 1960-2009: +7.8% p.a. Trend 1995-2009: +7.8% p.a.
  • S8262 - Estimate of 2007/08 multiplied by annual growth rate of 5-8%, confirmed by counts in core wintering area in The Netherlands, see Hornman et al. 2013.
  • T6262 - Based on mid-winter counts, large increase both in the long- and in the short-term (van Roomen et al., 2014, Nagy et al. 2014).
  • T6895 - +9.9% p.a.



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