Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Cereopsis novaehollandiae Common name Cape Barren Goose
Population name novaehollandiae
Breeding range Islands off S to SE Australia, Tasmania Non-breeding range Partial dispersal to mainland
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
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 3 0 0 15,000 17,000 [R179]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 17,000 [R179]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 25,000 [R430]
WPE 5 2004 2011 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S7058] [R341] [R1028]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1985 1995 STA? [R179]
WPE 4 1985 1995 STA? [R179]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2001 2010 STA? No idea [R1101]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 160
WPE 4 2006 160
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R179 - del Hoyo, J., Elliott A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Editions, Barcelona.
  • R430 - Marchant, S.M. and Higgins, P.J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Volume 1: Ratites to Ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,
  • R1028 - Blackhall, S. In litt. 3 April 2012 (advice from Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Tasmania, Australia).
  • R1101 - Jaensch, R. April 2012. Detailed data and notes on numbers and trends of waterbirds in Australia and other parts of the Oceania region, in a spreadsheet prepared for Wetlands International - Oceania for the 5th edition of WPE.

Notes

  • S7058 - Limited recent information but population size appears to be within the range given; requires a systematic survey or reassessment of data in order to revert to a numerical estimate.



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