Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Gruidae
Scientific name Grus americana Common name Whooping Crane
Population name W C Canada (bre)
Breeding range W Central Canada: Wood Buffalo National Park Non-breeding range Texas coast: Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Red List Category Endangered
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Split from N America population in WPE2.

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 1995 1995 150 150 [R443]
WPE 4 2004 2004 216 216 [S171] [R668]
WPE 3 2002 2002 180 180 [R604]
WPE 5 2010 2011 278 278 Census based [R1096]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1985 1995 INC [R443]
WPE 4 1985 2005 INC [T138] [R668]
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R604]
WPE 5 2006 2011 INC [R1096]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 1997 1
WPE 4 2006 2
WPE 3 2002 2
WPE 5 2012 3

References

  • R443 - Meine, C.D. and Archibald, G.W. (eds.). 1996. The Cranes: status survey and conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 294 pp.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R1096 - International Crane Foundation, 2011.D1070

Notes

  • S171 - WPE4: Information provided by Tom Stehn USFWS 2004.
  • T138 - Information provided in WPE4 by Tom Stehn USFWS 2004.



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