Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Gallinula galeata Common name Common Gallinule
Population name cachinnans
Breeding range SE Canada &USA S to Panama, Bermuda, Galapagos Non-breeding range USA S to Panama, Bermuda, Galapagos
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes Gallinula chloropus and G. galeata (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as G. chloropus (see BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Gallinula galeata.)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 2000 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R687]
WPE 3 2000 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R687]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2000 2000 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R687]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R483]
WPE 4 1995 2005 INC [R660]
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1995 2005 INC [R660]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 20000

References

  • R483 - National Biological Service. (no date). The Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
  • R687 - Waterbird Conservation for the Americas. 2001. Continental Marshbird Conservation Planning Workshop, August 2001, Denver, Colorado.
  • R660 - U.S. National Biological Service (no date). The Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

Notes




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