Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Bucephala clangula Common name Common Goldeneye
Population name americana
Breeding range Alaska, Canada Non-breeding range USA, Atlantic and Pacific coast of Canada & Alaska
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes WPE4: E & W Coast populations may merit separate treatment.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 1,500,000 1,500,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 1,000,000 1,000,000 [R651]
WPE 1 0 0 1,000,000 1,000,000 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 700,000 800,000 [R327]
WPE 5 0 0 1,200,000 1,200,000 Expert opinion

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1955 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 4 1955 2001 STA [R651]
WPE 1 1972 1992 STA [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 STA [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 15000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 1 1994 10000
WPE 2 1997 7500
WPE 5 2012 12000

References

  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R214 - Ellis-Joseph, S., Hewston, N. and Green, A. (compilers). 1992. Global Waterfowl Conservation Assessment and Management Plan: First Review Draft. Report by the IUCN Captive Breeding Specialist Group and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. 1992. 77 pp.
  • R327 - Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). 1996. Bird Trends, No. 5. Can. Wildl. Serv. Headquarters.
  • R1180 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011d. Waterfowl population status, 2011. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.

Notes




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