Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Porphyrio martinicus Common name Purple Gallinule
Population name N, C & N South America
Breeding range E USA, Caribbean, Central America, South America S to N Argentina Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
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 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 [R119]
WPE 2 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 [R119]
WPE 3 2000 2000 100,000 1,000,000 [R687]
WPE 4 2000 2000 100,000 1,000,000 [R687]
WPE 5 2005 2011 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R1092] [R1114] [R1141] [R1183] [R1191]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 2 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 3 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 4 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 5 2001 2010 STA Reasonable [R1191] [R1183] [R1141] [R1114] [R1092]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R119 - Canevari, P. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished information from Neotropical Wetlands Program.
  • R687 - Waterbird Conservation for the Americas. 2001. Continental Marshbird Conservation Planning Workshop, August 2001, Denver, Colorado.
  • R1092 - Huanca Llanos, N.E. 2006. Reporte final, Aves Acu?ticas en Bolivia. Asociaci?n Armonia, Santa Cruz de la Sierra (unpublished report to BirdLife International).
  • R1114 - Komar, O., Angehr, G., Eisermann, K., Herrera, N. and Zolotoff, J.M.. 2006. Waterbird Population Estimates for Central America. IV North American Ornithological Conference. unpublished report.
  • R1141 - Ottema, O. 2006. Waterbirds in Suriname: Final report. STINASU Foundation for Nature Conservation Suriname, Paramaribo (unpublished report).
  • R1183 - Unterkofler, D. and Blanco, D.E. 2012. Unpublished information on Argentine waterbirds.
  • R1191 - Wetlands International Argentina (compiler). 2012. Unpublished information from the Neotropical Waterbird Census, 1990-2011, including contributions from Colombia (Asociaci?n Calidris in litt.), Paraguay (Guyra Paraguay in litt.), Uruguay (Averaves in litt.) and Venezuela (Uni?n Venezolana de Ornit?logos in litt.).

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