Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas capensis Common name Cape Teal
Population name Southern Africa (N to Angola & Zambia)
Breeding range Southern Africa N to Angola & Zambia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 [R578]
WPE 3 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 4 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 5 1990 1995 100,000 250,000 Expert opinion [R578]
CSR 6 1993 2014 20,000 75,000 Expert opinion [S8685] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1982 1992 INC [R578]
WPE 3 1982 1992 INC [R578]
WPE 4 1982 1992 INC [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1982 1992 INC Poor [R578]
CSR 4 1982 1992 INC Poor [R578]
CSR 5 1982 1992 INC Poor [R578]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [T6670] [R578]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 1750
WPE 3 2002 1750
WPE 4 2006 1750
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1600
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R578 - Scott, D.A. and Rose, P.M. 1996. Atlas of Anatidae populations in Africa and western Eurasia. Wetlands International Publication No. 41. Wetlands International, Wageningen, NL. 336 pp.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • 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

  • S8685 - Re-evaluation based on counts up to 2013 and records from across region. Probably up to 2,000 in Botswana, 10,000-20,000 in Namibia, 10,000 - 50,000 in South Africa; very few elsewhere.
  • T6670 - Past increases are well documented; however current trend is not well known.
  • T6926 - Long-term increase.



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