Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Porphyrio porphyrio Common name Purple Swamphen
Population name porphyrio
Breeding range Portugal, E & S Spain, S France, Sardinia, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2002 2002 10,000 25,000 [R148]
WPE 4 2002 2002 10,000 25,000 [R148]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2002 2002 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R148]
CSR 6 2007 2012 10,000 11,500 Expert opinion [S8287] [R1333]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1992 2002 INC [R148]
WPE 4 1992 2002 INC [R148]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1992 2002 INC [R148]
CSR 6 2000 2012 INC Reasonable [T6287] [R1333]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R148 - Covadonga Viedma Gil de Vergara and Mario Gim?nez Ripoll (compilers). 2002. Species Action Plan for the Purple Gallinule Porphyrio porphyrio. BirdLife International/Council of Europe.
  • R1333 - BiE3

Notes

  • S8287 - 3,433-3,823 pairs in ES, PT, FR and IT according to the EU Birds Directive Art. 12 reports.
  • T6287 - Fluctuating in ES and increasing in other EU Member States.



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