Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Alopochen aegyptiaca Common name Egyptian Goose
Population name West Africa
Breeding range W Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 1995 10,000 25,000 [R578]
WPE 4 0 0 5,000 10,000 [R648]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 1990 1995 10,000 25,000 [R578]
WPE 5 2006 2006 5,000 10,000 Expert opinion [R192] [R648]
CSR 4 2006 2006 5,000 10,000 Expert opinion [R192] [R648]
CSR 5 2006 2006 5,000 10,000 Expert opinion [R192] [R648]
CSR 6 2006 2006 5,000 10,000 Expert opinion [R192] [R648]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190] [R648]
CSR 4 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190] [R648]
CSR 5 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190] [R648]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown Poor

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 180
WPE 4 2006 75
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 1997 175
WPE 5 2012 70
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R578 - Scott, D.A. and Rose, P.M. 1996. Atlas of Anatidae populations in Africa and western Eurasia. Wetlands International Publication No. 41. Wetlands International, Wageningen, NL. 336 pp.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R648 - Trolliet, B., in litt., 2006.
  • R192 - Dodman, T., 2006. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Wetlands International, Dakar.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • T6900 - Long-term trend is possibly stable/fluctuating.



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