Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser fabalis Common name Bean Goose
Population name serrirostris, Kamchatka/Japan
Breeding range Kamchatka Non-breeding range Japan
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes In WPE4 this pop belonged to a single pop of serrirostris

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership added WPE5

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 1998 2011 1,200 6,800 Census based [S7760] [R1287] [R1290]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 1998 2011 DEC No quality assessment

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 30


  • R1287 - Syroechkovskiy Jr., E.E. 2006. Long-term declines in Arctic goose populations in eastern Asia. Waterbirds around the world. Eds. G.C. Boere, C.A. Galbraith and D.A. Stroud. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. pp. 649-662. http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/PDF/pub07_waterbirds_part5.2.2.pdf
  • R1290 - Kurechi. In litt. 2012.


  • S7760 - Separated into Japanese and Yellow Sea populations, following Syroechkovskiy 2006. Based on data of biweekly research of main goose habitats in Japan min 1,188, max 6,792 (Kurechi in litt 2012).

Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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