Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Melanitta perspicillata Common name Surf Scoter
Population name NW America
Breeding range Alaska, N Canada Non-breeding range Pacific coast N America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Split from N America population in WPE4.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [S5674] [R580]
WPE 5 0 0 150,000 200,000 Expert opinion [R580]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 DEC [R580]
WPE 5 0 0 DEC [R580]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 1700

References

  • R580 - Sea Duck Joint Venture Management Board. 2001. Sea Duck Joint Venture Strategic Plan: 2001 - 2006. SDJV Continental Technical Team. Unpubl. rept. (c/o USFWS, Anchorage, Alaska; CWS Sackville, New Brunswick). 14 pp. + appendices.

Notes

  • S5674 - See 573. Estimate quite uncertain.



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