Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Sarkidiornis melanotos Common name African Comb Duck
Population name melanotos, S & SE Asia
Breeding range India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Cambodia, rarely Thailand, Laos, Vietnam Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 6,000 6,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 6,000 6,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 6,000 6,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 10,000 25,000 [S4971] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S7107] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 4 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 5 1977 1991 DEC [R519]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 60
WPE 2 1997 60
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S4971 - 33 estimates the Indian population at 10,000.
  • S7107 - 33 estimates the Indian population at 10,000.



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