Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anas erythrorhyncha Common name Red-billed Teal
Population name Southern Africa
Breeding range Southern Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Split from Southern & Eastern Africa population in WPE2.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 [R578]
WPE 3 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 [R578]
WPE 5 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 4 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 5 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 6 1990 1995 500,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S8686] [R578]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1986 1996 STA [R578]
WPE 3 1986 1996 STA [R578]
WPE 4 1986 1996 STA [R578]
WPE 5 1986 1996 STA Poor [R578]
CSR 4 1986 1996 STA Poor [R578]
CSR 5 1986 1996 STA Poor [R578]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown Poor [T6671] [R578] [R1371]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 7500
WPE 3 2002 7500
WPE 4 2006 7500
WPE 5 2012 7100
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

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.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S8686 - No new data to suggest change, but estimate could no doubt be improved upon in future.
  • T6671 - No clear trend details, but no obvious signs of change.
  • T6935 - Long-term trend is stable.



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