Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Fulica cornuta Common name Horned Coot
Population name C Andean South America
Breeding range High Andes of SW Bolivia, N Chile, NW Argentina Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Neotropics
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 2 1994 1994 5,000 5,000 [R151]
WPE 1 1992 1992 5,000 5,000 [R139]
WPE 3 1999 1999 1 10,000 [R68]
WPE 4 1995 1995 10,000 20,000 [S574] [R121]
WPE 5 2011 2011 10,000 20,000 Expert opinion [R1024]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1970 1994 DEC [R138]
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R139]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1985 1995 DEC Poor [R178]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 1 1994 50
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 150
WPE 5 2012 140

References

  • R151 - Cranswick, P.A., Bowler, J.M., Delany, S.N., Einarsson, O. Gardarsson, A., McElwaine, G., Merne, O.J., Rees, E.C. and Wells, J.H. (in press). Numbers of Whooper swans Cygnus cygnus in Iceland, Ireland and Britain in January 1995: results of the International Waterbird Census
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.
  • R139 - Collar, N.J., Gonzaga, L.P., Krabbe, N., Madrono-Nieto, A., Parker T.A.III and Wege, D.C. 1992. Threatened Birds of the Americas: The ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. ICBP, Cambridge, UK.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R121 - Caziani, S. M. and E. Derlindati. 1996. Fulica cornuta en la Laguna de Pululos y otras cercanas, Puna ?rida del Noroeste de Argentina. Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group News 9:34-39.
  • R1024 - BirdLife International. 2012j. IUCN Red List for birds (downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org)
  • 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.

Notes

  • S574 - 8,988 were counted in Vilama, Jujuy, Argentina in 1995 (122), 2,800 in Bolivia in 1989 (113) and 620 were estimated in Chile in 1988 (262). This suggests a total in the range of 10,000-20,000, which probably fluctuates considerably.



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