Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas sparsa Common name African Black Duck
Population name leucostigma (maclatchyi), Gabon
Breeding range Equatorial Guinea to Gabon Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Population of Gabon and Cameroon has been assigned a separate subspecies maclatchyi, but doubtfully valid.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 1,000 1,000 [R115]
WPE 2 1990 1995 1,000 5,000 [R578]
WPE 3 1990 1995 1,000 5,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 1,000 5,000 [R578]
WPE 5 1990 1995 1,000 5,000 [R578]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1980 1990 STA [R115]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 10
WPE 2 1997 30
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 4 2006 30
WPE 5 2012 20

References

  • R115 - Callaghan, D.A. and Green, A.J. 1993. Wildfowl at risk, 1993. Wildfowl 44: 149-169.
  • 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.

Notes




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on