Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Gallinula comeri Common name Gough Moorhen
Population name comeri, Gough Is
Breeding range Gough Is Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Africa
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 3 1995 1995 6,750 9,750 [R178]
WPE 4 2003 2003 13,500 13,500 [S505] [R166]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2003 2003 13,500 13,500 [S6254] [R166]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1983 2000 INC [R68]
WPE 4 1983 2005 INC [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1983 2005 INC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 85
WPE 4 2006 135
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 140

References

  • R178 - del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R166 - Cuthbert, R.J. and Sommer, E.S. 2004. Gough Island Bird Monitoring Manual. RSPB Research Report, No.5. RSPB, Sandy.
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org

Notes

  • S505 - 4,250 pairs on Gough based on 1983 data (Cuthbert and Sommer 2004); 250 pairs on Tristan in 1984 (P. G. Ryan in litt. 2000); total = 9000 mature individuals, (13,500 total individuals in "non-breeding population")
  • S6254 - 4,250 pairs on Gough based on 1983 data (Cuthbert and Sommer 2004); 250 pairs on Tristan in 1984 (P. G. Ryan in litt. 2000); total = 9000 mature individuals, (13,500 total individuals in non-breeding population)



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