Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Somateria mollissima Common name Common Eider
Population name faeroeensis, Faeroe Is
Breeding range Faeroe Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Europe
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Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EUBD
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1990 1995 6,000 12,000 [R578]
WPE 3 1990 1995 6,000 12,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 6,000 12,000 [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1990 1995 6,000 12,000 [R578]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1984 1994 STA [R578]
WPE 3 1984 1994 STA [R578]
WPE 4 1984 1994 STA [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1984 1994 STA [R578]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 90
WPE 3 2002 90
WPE 4 2006 90
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 85

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.

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