Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Mareca falcata Common name Falcated Duck
Population name C & E Asia
Breeding range Mongolia, NE China, SE Siberia to Hokkaido and southern Kuril Is Non-breeding range China, Korea and Japan
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R130]
WPE 3 2001 2001 35,000 35,000 [R124]
WPE 4 0 0 35,000 35,000 [S5097] [R44]
WPE 5 2007 2007 78,000 89,000 Best guess [S7971] [R1296]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1981 1991 DEC [R124]
WPE 4 1981 1991 DEC [R124]
WPE 5 1981 1991 DEC [R124]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 350
WPE 4 2006 350
WPE 5 2012 830

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R130 - Chinese Ornithological Society Waterbird Specialist Group. 1994. Checklist of Waterbirds in China. In: Chinese Ornithological Society Waterbird Specialist Group (ed.). Waterbird Research in China. East China Normal University Press, Shanghai.
  • R124 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2002. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R44 - Barter, M., Chen, L., Cao, L., Lei, G. 2004. Waterbird Survey of the Middle and Lower Yangtze River Floodplain in Late January and Early February 2004. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • R1296 - Cao, L., Barter, M. and Lei, G. 2008. New Anatidae population estimates for eastern China: implications for flyway population sizes. Biol. Conserv. 141: 2301?2309.

Notes

  • S5097 - 125: Japanese population 9,000; Korean population 2,000. 45: 18,364 counted in middle and lower Yangtze river, China in 2004. 257: 10,000 migrate through Kamchatka Peninsula in spring.
  • S7971 - Cao et al. (2008) indicate that population is considerably higher than previously thought, with perhaps as many as 89,000 in total.



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