Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Aix sponsa Common name Wood Duck
Population name W North America
Breeding range W North America Non-breeding range Partial migrant S to Mexico
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
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 2 0 0 63,000 63,000 [R116]
WPE 3 0 0 66,000 66,000 [R55]
WPE 4 0 0 66,000 66,000 [R54]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 66,000 66,000 [R54]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1966 1996 STA [R565]
WPE 3 1983 1993 STA [R55]
WPE 4 1983 1993 STA [R55]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1983 1993 STA [R55]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 630
WPE 3 2002 660
WPE 4 2006 660
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 660

References

  • R116 - Callaghan, D.A. (Comp.). (in press). Ducks, geese, swans and screamers: an Action Plan for the conservation of Anseriformes.
  • R565 - Sauer, J.R., Schwartz, S., Peterjohn, B.G. and Hines, J.E. 1996. The North American Breeding Bird Survey Home Page. Version 94.3 Natl. Biol. Serv., Patuxtent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD. URL: http://www.mbr.nbs.gov/bbs/bbs.html.
  • R55 - Bellrose, Frank C. and Daniel J. Holm. 1994 Ecology and management of the wood duck. Stackpole Books. 588pp.
  • R54 - Bellrose, F.C. 1980. Ducks, geese and swans of North America. 3rd edn. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, USA.

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