Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Mergus serrator Common name Red-breasted Merganser
Population name W & SE Greenland
Breeding range W & SE Greenland Non-breeding range SW Coastal Greenland
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes Sometimes ascribed to schioleri, but this form doubtfully valid.

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 10,000 100,000 [R214]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R214]
WPE 3 0 0 10,000 25,000 [R81]
WPE 4 0 0 10,000 25,000 [R81]
WPE 5 0 0 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R81]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1972 1992 STA [R214]
WPE 2 1972 1992 STA [R214]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R81]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R81]
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R81]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • 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.
  • R81 - Boertmann, David, unpublished data, 2002.

Notes




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