Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Mergus merganser Common name Goosander
Population name orientalis, S Asia (non-bre)
Breeding range Mountains of Central Asia. Non-breeding range S Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Sometimes ascribed to comatus.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 2,500 10,000 [R115]
WPE 3 0 0 2,500 10,000 [R115]
WPE 4 0 0 2,500 10,000 [R115]
WPE 1 0 0 2,500 10,000 [R115]
WPE 5 0 0 2,500 10,000 [R115]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1980 1990 STA [R115]
WPE 3 1980 1990 STA [R115]
WPE 4 1980 1990 STA [R115]
WPE 1 1980 1990 STA [R115]
WPE 5 1980 1990 STA [R115]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 60
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2006 60
WPE 1 1994 60
WPE 5 2012 50

References

  • R115 - Callaghan, D.A. and Green, A.J. 1993. Wildfowl at risk, 1993. Wildfowl 44: 149-169.

Notes




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