Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas capensis Common name Cape Teal
Population name Lake Chad basin
Breeding range Lake Chad 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 1 500 [R28]
WPE 4 0 0 1 500 [S5069] [R29]
WPE 5 1993 2003 1 500 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 4 1993 2003 1 500 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 5 1993 2003 1 500 Expert opinion [R29]
CSR 6 1993 2003 1 500 Expert opinion [R29]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 4 1993 2003 DEC [R29]
WPE 5 1993 2003 DEC Poor [R29]
CSR 4 1993 2003 DEC Poor [R29]
CSR 5 1993 2003 DEC Poor [R29]
CSR 6 1993 2003 DEC Poor [T6669] [R29]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 5
WPE 4 2006 5
WPE 5 2012 1
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 Unpublished report to Wetlands International.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.

Notes

  • S5069 - 197: 500 may be too high, whilst the absence of any movements from other areas remains unproven.
  • T6669 - Clear long-term decline, but current status uncertain.



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