Population information

Order name Anseriformes
Family name Anatidae
Scientific name Alopochen kervazoi Common name Reunion Shelduck
Population name Reunion Island
Breeding range Reunion Island Non-breeding range
Red List Category Extinct
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Extinct population added in WPE4. Mourer-Chauvire et al. (1999) consider that Mascarenachen should be considered a sub-genus of Alopochen because of the great similarities with Egyptian Goose.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 0 0 [S978] [R62]
WPE 5 0 0 0 0 [S6673] [R62]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1900 2004 EXT [R62]
WPE 5 1900 2004 EXT [R62]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 0 -1

References

  • R62 - BirdLife International (2004)a Species factsheet: Mascarenachen kervazoi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08-04-05.

Notes

  • S978 - 63: Known only from sub-fossil bones, but probably survived until mid-1660s.
  • S6673 - 63: Known only from sub-fossil bones, but probably survived until mid-1660s.



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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on