Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Anser albifrons Common name Greater White-fronted Goose
Population name frontalis, Korea
Breeding range E Siberia Non-breeding range Korea
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes In WPE4 this pop belonged to a single pop of frontalis, E Asia. The separation is based on Syroechkovskiy 2006.

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 2000 2010 70,000 100,000 Expert opinion [S7797]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2000 2010 INC Good

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 840



  • S7797 - The pop has been increasing in Korea. A large number migrate through Korea, presumably to China, as mid-winter counts are lower than staging counts. The current midwinter pop est, is 70,000-100,000, (Moores, N. In litt 2012).

Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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