Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Mergellus albellus Common name Smew
Population name Western Siberia/South-west Asia
Breeding range W Siberia Non-breeding range Central & SW Asia, Caspian
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 [R519]
WPE 1 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R519]
CSR 4 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R519]
CSR 5 1987 1991 30,000 30,000 Expert opinion [R519]
CSR 6 1986 1991 30,000 30,000 Best guess [S8571] [R1365] [R519]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea [T6178]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown No idea [T3797] [R888]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 300
WPE 1 1994 300
WPE 2 1997 300
WPE 4 2006 300
WPE 5 2012 300
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

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.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1365 - Wetlands International, International Waterbird Census, unpublished data, 2014.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • T6178 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1998-2007: +2.2% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T3797 - 898. Trend 1998-2007: +2.2% p.a. – Uncertain.
  • S8571 - The average annual count total was 1,304 during the period of 2008-2012. Sum of the site-level 5-year means is 3,963. Perrenou et al. (1994) based the current estimate on a large count at Kale Degizkul on the border of TM and UZ in 1986.



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