Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Bucephala albeola Common name Bufflehead
Population name N America
Breeding range Alaska, W & S Canada Non-breeding range N Mexico, USA, Atlantic & Pacific N America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 1,082,000 1,082,000 [R658]
WPE 2 0 0 8,864,000 8,864,000 [R327]
WPE 3 0 0 1,000,000 1,000,000 [R651]
WPE 4 0 0 1,180,800 1,180,800 [R656]
WPE 5 2010 2010 1,000,000 1,000,000 Expert opinion [R1180]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1976 1986 INC [R658]
WPE 2 1986 1996 STA [R712]
WPE 3 1996 2001 INC [R651]
WPE 4 1996 2001 INC [R656]
WPE 5 0 0 INC [R1180]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 11000
WPE 2 1997 88640
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 11800
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R658 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service. 1986. North American Waterfowl Management Plan: A strategy for cooperation. USFWS, Washington DC.
  • R327 - Hyslop, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (eds.). 1996. Bird Trends, No. 5. Can. Wildl. Serv. Headquarters.
  • R712 - Wyndham, M. and Dickson, K.M. 1996. Status of Migratory Game Birds in Canada - November 1, 1996. Can. Wildl. Serv. Unpubl. Rep.
  • R651 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2001. Waterfowl Population Status, 2001. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. 50pp.
  • R656 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. Waterfowl Population Status, 2005. US Department of the Interior,Washington, D.C. http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/reports/status05/final_status_05.pdf
  • R1180 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011d. Waterfowl population status, 2011. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. USA.

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