Population information

Order name Pelicaniformes
Family name Phalacrocoracidae
Scientific name Phalacrocorax pelagicus Common name Pelagic Cormorant
Population name pelagicus
Breeding range N Pacific Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 250,000 250,000 [R164]
WPE 2 0 0 250,000 250,000 [R164]
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2006 2011 10,000 25,000 Census based [S6638]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 2 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 3 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 4 1965 1980 STA [R165]
WPE 5 1965 1980 STA [T4864] [R165]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 2500
WPE 2 1997 2500
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R164 - Croxall, J.P. (ed.). 1991. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds: A Supplement. ICBP Technical Publication No. 11. Cambridge, UK.
  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.

Notes

  • S6638 - 3,000-15,000 estimated for Canada for both subspecies combined (Environment Canada 2012). Global population probably in range of 10,000-25,000.
  • T4864 - No New Data



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