Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Nettapus pulchellus Common name Green Pygmy-goose
Population name N Australia
Breeding range Tropical N Australia 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 2003 2003 25,000 100,000 [S4978] [R341]
WPE 5 1988 1988 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S7110] [R1101] [R1131]

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 [T5940]

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

  • 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,
  • 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.
  • R1131 - Morton, S.R., Brennan, K.G. and Armstrong, M.D. 1989. Distribution and abundance of waterbirds in the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory. Report to Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra.

Notes

  • S4978 - 344: population size close to top end of range.
  • S7110 - Estimate based on reassessment of information collated for WPE4, extrapolating numbers recorded in Alligator Rivers Region (1980s) to whole of the extensive range.
  • T5940 - No recent information accessed on trend.



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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on