Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Nettapus pulchellus Common name Green Pygmy-goose
Population name New Guinea
Breeding range New Guinea Non-breeding range
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 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 100,000 [S4976] [R286]
WPE 5 1995 2002 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S7109] [R286] [R1027]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R286 - Halse, S.A., Pearson, G.B., Jaensch, R.P., Kulmoi, P., Gregory, P., Kay, W.R. and Storey, A.W. 1996. Waterbird surveys of the Middle Fly River floodplain, Papua New Guinea. Wildlife Research 23 (5): 557-569. (CSIRO Publishing, Australia).
  • R1027 - Bishop, K.D. 2003. A Review of the Avifauna of the TransFly Eco-region: the status, distribution, habitats and conservation of the region?s birds. Report to WWF South Pacific Program.

Notes

  • S4976 - 344 suggests 25,000-100,000 on basis of 289 + unpublished records of 10,000 at another site. Evidence of migration between Australia and New Guinea.
  • S7109 - The few available sources of high site counts and sub-regional estimates indicate a population of 25,000-100,000 for all of range in New Guinea.



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