Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Mergus merganser Common name Goosander
Population name merganser, Central west Europe (bre)
Breeding range Switzerland, SW Germany, E France, Austria, + few Austria, Slovenia, Italy Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1990 1995 3,000 3,000 [R578]
WPE 3 0 0 2,670 3,400 [R364]
WPE 4 0 0 3,000 4,200 [S5788] [R364]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 3,000 4,200 [S8186] [R364]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1980 1994 INC [R578]
WPE 3 1980 1994 INC [R578]
WPE 4 1980 1994 INC [R578]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1980 1994 INC [R578]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 30
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 4 2006 36
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 35

References

  • R578 - Scott, D.A. and Rose, P.M. 1996. Atlas of Anatidae populations in Africa and western Eurasia. Wetlands International Publication No. 41. Wetlands International, Wageningen, NL. 336 pp.
  • R364 - Keller, V. and J. Gremaud: Der Brutbestand des G?nses?gers Mergus merganser in der Schweiz 1998. Ornithol. Beob.

Notes

  • S5788 - 367: 620-870 pairs in Switzerland+French part of Lac Léman. 691: 250-290 breeding pairs in Bavaria. 140-200 breeding pairs in Austria (A. Ranner in litt to V Keller). 558: 15-30 Pairs France excluding Léman. Total 1,000-1,400 pairs (3,000-4,200 individuals).
  • S8186 - 367: 620-870 pairs in Switzerland+French part of Lac L?man. 691: 250-290 breeding pairs in Bavaria. 140-200 breeding pairs in Austria (A. Ranner in litt to V Keller). 558: 15-30 Pairs France excluding L?man. Total 1,000-1,400 pairs (3,000-4,200 individuals).



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