Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Fulica americana Common name American Coot
Population name caribaea, Caribbean
Breeding range Mostly N Caribbean, to Venezuela Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Previously considered a separate species.

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 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2006 2007 11,500 12,400 [S6294] [R1021]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1988 1998 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1980 2006 DEC [R1133]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 120

References

  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R1021 - Birdlife International. 2008a. Caribbean Waterbird Reports. Downloaded from: http://www.birdlife.org/action/science/species/waterbirds/downloads.html
  • R1133 - Nijman, V., Aliabadian, M., Debrot, A.O., de Freitas, J.A., Gomes, L.G.L., Prins, T.G. and Vonk, R. 2008. Conservation status of Caribbean coot Fulica caribaea in the Netherlands Antilles and other parts of the Caribbean. Endang Species Res 4: 241?246.

Notes

  • S6294 - Based on data presented in BirdLife International 2008a.



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