Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas sparsa Common name African Black Duck
Population name leucostigma, E Africa
Breeding range Eastern Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
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 1990 1995 10,000 25,000 [R578]
WPE 3 2001 2001 15,000 25,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 15,000 25,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2001 2001 15,000 25,000 [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1986 1996 DEC [R578]
WPE 3 1986 1996 DEC [R578]
WPE 4 1986 1996 DEC [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1986 1996 DEC [R578]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 175
WPE 3 2002 200
WPE 4 2006 200
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 190

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.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.

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