Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Gallinula angulata Common name Lesser Moorhen
Population name Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa except arid SW and NE Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
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 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 [R232]
WPE 4 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 [R232]
WPE 5 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R232]
CSR 4 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R232]
CSR 5 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R232]
CSR 6 1990 2000 25,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R232]

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
CSR 4 0 0 Unknown
CSR 5 0 0 Unknown
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea [T6766] [R1527]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R232 - Fishpool, L.D.C. and Evans, M.I.,(Eds). 2001. Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for conservation. Newbury and Cambridge, UK: Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 11).
  • R1527 - Dowsett & Dowsett-Lemaire (2006)

Notes

  • T6766 - Dowsett & Dowsett-Lemaire (2006) indicates that Extensive hunting in Malawi may have impacts.



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