Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Porphyrio porphyrio Common name Purple Swamphen
Population name samoensis
Breeding range Admiralty Is S to New Caledonia, E to Samoa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
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 2001 2001 10,000 100,000 [R202]
WPE 4 1999 1999 10,000 100,000 [S472] [R200]
WPE 5 1999 1999 10,000 100,000 Best guess [S6238] [R200]

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

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R202 - Dutson, Guy, in litt. 2002.
  • R200 - Dumas, J.V. 2000 Roseate Spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja). In: The birds of North America, No 490. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington D.C.

Notes

  • S472 - 42: 2,000-3,000 in New Caledonia.
  • S6238 - 42: 2,000-3,000 in New Caledonia.



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