Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Crex egregia Common name African Crake
Population name Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegal E to Kenya, S to S Africa Non-breeding range Complex movements within Sub-Saharan Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Sometimes placed in genus Crex.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 -1 -1
CSR 4 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate
CSR 5 0 0 -1 -1 No estimate
CSR 6 2007 2014 10,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S8625] [R618] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea [T6613] [R618]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 0 -1
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R618 - Taylor, P.B. and van Perlo, B. (1998). Rails: a Guide to the Rails, Crakes, Gallinules and Coots of the World. Pica Press, Mountfield, Sussex.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/

Notes

  • S8625 - 8,000 estimated in South Africa (Taylor 1997).
  • T6613 - Long-term trend is probably stable according to Taylor and Perlo (1998)



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