Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Alopochen aegyptiaca Common name Egyptian Goose
Population name Eastern & Southern Africa
Breeding range Eastern, Southern 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 200,000 500,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 [R578]
WPE 5 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 4 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 5 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 6 1990 1995 200,000 500,000 Expert opinion [R578]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 4 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 5 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown Poor [T6662] [R1371] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 3500
WPE 4 2006 3500
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 1997 3500
WPE 5 2012 3200
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 Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • 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.
  • 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

  • T6662 - Recent declines in South Africa IWC (since 2010), but limited information from other parts of the range.
  • T6901 - Long-term trend is stable/fluctuating (MSI) or even increasing (TRIM) depending on the statistics used.



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