Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Nettapus coromandelianus Common name Cotton Pygmy-goose
Population name albipennis
Breeding range NE 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 3 1999 1999 7,500 7,500 [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 1 10,000 [R115]
WPE 2 0 0 1 10,000 [R115]
WPE 4 2003 2003 1 10,000 [S4990] [R341]
WPE 5 1999 2004 1 10,000 Best guess [S7114] [R267] [R341]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1980 1990 STA [R249]
WPE 1 1980 1990 INC [R115]
WPE 2 1980 1990 INC [R115]
WPE 4 1990 2000 FLU [R341]
WPE 5 1982 2011 FLU Poor [R341]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 75
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 100

References

  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R115 - Callaghan, D.A. and Green, A.J. 1993. Wildfowl at risk, 1993. Wildfowl 44: 149-169.
  • 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,
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.

Notes

  • S4990 - 252 estimated 5,000 breeding adults (7,500 individuals). 344: largest aggregation only 800 birds.
  • S7114 - No recent information but habitat conditions have improved markedly over most of the range since the 2000-2009 drought, during which highest numbers were below 10,000.



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