Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Spatula hottentota Common name Hottentot Teal
Population name Southern Africa (north to S Zambia)
Breeding range Southern Africa to S Zambia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Split from S/E 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 100,000 200,000 [R578]
WPE 3 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 6 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [S8688] [R190]

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 1500
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000
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.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • 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

  • S8688 - Number may be closer to minimum than maximum.



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