Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Somateria mollissima Common name Common Eider
Population name borealis, NE Greenland
Breeding range NE Greenland Non-breeding range Iceland
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (S.m. borealis, Greenland).

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 0 0 1 25,000 [R81]
WPE 4 0 0 1 25,000 [R81]
WPE 5 0 0 1 25,000 Best guess [R81]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R81]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R81]
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R81]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R81 - Boertmann, David, unpublished data, 2002.

Notes




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