Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas capensis Common name Cape Teal
Population name Eastern Africa (Rift Valley)
Breeding range E African Rift Valley Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (E Africa to Western Africa).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 5,000 10,000 [R28]
WPE 4 0 0 5,750 7,000 [S5065] [R29]
WPE 5 1993 2003 5,750 7,000 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 4 1993 2003 5,750 7,000 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 5 1993 2003 5,750 7,000 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 6 1993 2003 5,750 7,000 Expert opinion [S8684] [R29]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 4 1993 2003 STA [R29]
WPE 5 1993 2003 STA Poor [R29]
CSR 4 1993 2003 STA Poor [R29]
CSR 5 1993 2003 STA Poor [R29]
CSR 6 1993 2003 STA Poor [T6668] [R29]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 75
WPE 4 2006 64
WPE 5 2012 65
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R28 - Baker, N. (in press). The northern population of the Cape Teal Anas capensis. Wildfowl.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R29 - Baker, N. 2003. A reassessment of the northern population of the Cape Teal Anas capensis. Scopus 23: 29-43.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S5065 - 29: Maxima suggested are 500 for Ethiopia, 4,500 for Kenya and 2,000 for Tanzania.
  • S8684 - 4355 counted in January 2005 in Kenya & Tanzania.
  • T6668 - Appears to be stable but localised.



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