Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Spatula smithii Common name Cape Shoveler
Population name S Africa
Breeding range South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 1995 20,000 50,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 20,000 50,000 [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R214]
WPE 2 1990 1995 20,000 50,000 [R578]
WPE 5 1990 1995 20,000 50,000 [R578]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1966 1996 INC [R295]
WPE 4 1966 1996 INC [R295]
WPE 1 1972 1992 STA [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1966 1996 INC [R295]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 350
WPE 4 2006 350
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 1997 350
WPE 5 2012 320

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.
  • R295 - Harrison, J.A., Allan, D.G., Underhill, L.G., Herremans, M., Tree, A.J., Parker, V. and Brown, C.J. (1997). The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Vol.1. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg. 785 pp.
  • R214 - Ellis-Joseph, S., Hewston, N. and Green, A. (compilers). 1992. Global Waterfowl Conservation Assessment and Management Plan: First Review Draft. Report by the IUCN Captive Breeding Specialist Group and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. 1992. 77 pp.

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