Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Branta bernicla Common name Brent Goose
Population name nigricans, Japan (non-bre)
Breeding range NE Siberia and Chukotka Non-breeding range Japan + Korean east coast
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes In WPE4 this pop belonged to a single population of nigricans, E Asia (non-bre).

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 2010 2011 2,500 3,000 Expert opinion [S7937] [R1287] [R1290]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2000 2010 INC Reasonable [R1290] [R1287]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 25

References

  • 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.

Notes

  • S7937 - Between 2,500-8,667 stage in Northern Japan during migration with a pop midwinter est of 2,500-3,000 (Kurechi, M. In litt. 2012), with <100 in midwinter in South Korea (Moores, N. In litt. 2012).



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