Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Porphyrio porphyrio Common name Purple Swamphen
Population name madagascariensis, W Africa
Breeding range West Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Split from madagascariensis population in WPE4.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2005 2005 10,000 25,000 [R192]
WPE 5 2005 2005 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R192]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA? [R192]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R192 - Dodman, T., 2006. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Wetlands International, Dakar.

Notes




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on