Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Melanitta americana Common name Black Scoter
Population name americana, E Asia
Breeding range Siberia E of Lena Non-breeding range Coastal E Asia S to Korea
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes The British Ornithologists' Union has accepted the separation of nigra and americana as different species.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R253]
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R253]
WPE 4 0 0 300,000 500,000 [R254]
WPE 5 0 0 300,000 500,000 [R254]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 4000
WPE 5 2012 3900

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R253 - Gerasimov, N.N. and Gerasimov, Yu.N. 1997. Observations of the Spring migration of divers and seaducks along the western coast of Kamchatka, Russia. Wetlands International Seaduck Specialist Group Bulletin No 6: 26-28.
  • R254 - Gerasimov, Y.N. and Gerasimov, N.N. 2003. Estimation of Anatidae numbers on Kamchatka based on spring counts. Modern problems of ornithology in Siberia and Central Asia. The proceedings of the 2nd International Ornithological Conference

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