Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Somateria spectabilis Common name King Eider
Population name East Greenland, NE Europe & Western Siberia
Breeding range E Greenland, NE Europe, W Siberia Non-breeding range Coasts of Iceland, Norway, NW Russia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 [R578]
WPE 4 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 [R578]
WPE 2 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 [R578]
WPE 5 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 4 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 5 1990 1995 300,000 300,000 Best guess [R578]
CSR 6 1990 2000 350,000 600,000 Expert opinion [S8559] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1983 1993 STA [R70]
WPE 3 1988 1998 STA [R602]
WPE 4 1988 1998 STA [R602]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1988 1998 STA Poor [R602]
CSR 4 1988 1998 STA Poor [R602]
CSR 5 1988 1998 STA Poor [R602]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea [T6552]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 2000
WPE 3 2002 3000
WPE 4 2006 3000
WPE 2 1997 3000
WPE 5 2012 3000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R70 - BirdLife International/European Birds Census Council, European Birds Database. Accessed March 1994.
  • 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.
  • R602 - Snow, D.W. and Perrins, C.M. (1998). The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Concise Edition. Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York. 1008 pp.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S8559 - Estimate based on wintering data in BirdLife International (2004).
  • T6552 - No updated trend is available (yet).



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