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
Note:

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

References

Notes

  • 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