Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Melanitta stejnegeri Common name Siberian Scoter
Population name E Asia
Breeding range Central & E Siberia E of Yenisey Non-breeding range Coastal Far East & E Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes The British Ornithologists' Union has accepted the separation of fusca and deglandii as different species, with stejnegeri comprising a subspecies of deglandi. (WPE4). However BirdLife 2012 taxonomic review recognised Melanitta stejnegeri as a distinct species.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
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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 [R251]
WPE 3 0 0 600,000 1,000,000 [R455]
WPE 4 0 0 600,000 1,000,000 [R455]
WPE 5 0 0 600,000 1,000,000 [R455]

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 8000
WPE 4 2006 8000
WPE 5 2012 7700

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.
  • R251 - Gerasimov, N.N. and Gerasimov, Yu.N. 1995a. Investigation of waterfowl migration in Kamchatka. Goose Study 9: 1-7.
  • R455 - Miyabayashi, Y. and Mundkur, T. 1999. Atlas of Key Sites for Anatidae in the East Asian Flyway. Wetlands International ? Japan ? Tokyo, and Wetlands International ? Asia Pacific, Kuala Lumpur. 148 pp.

Notes




Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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