Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Spatula rhynchotis Common name Australian Shoveler
Population name rhynchotis, SE Australia
Breeding range SE Australia, Tasmania Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (A.r.rhynchotis, Australia).

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 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 2003 2003 25,000 100,000 [R341]
WPE 5 2004 2011 10,000 100,000 Best guess [S8023] [R341] [R1028] [R1148]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
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 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,
  • R1028 - Blackhall, S. In litt. 3 April 2012 (advice from Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Tasmania, Australia).
  • R1148 - Porter, J.L. and Kingsford, R.T. 2011. Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2011. Annual Summary Report, Australian Wetlands and Rivers Centre, University of New South Wales. 29 pp. Also available online at http://www.wetrivers.unsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Eastern-Australia_waterbird-aerial-survey_2011.pdf

Notes

  • S8023 - Estimate reflects data from past key refuges and sub-regional surveys, moderated by evidence that a major recovery in numbers post-drought has not yet occurred.



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