Population information

Order name Phoecopteriformes
Family name Phoenicopteridae
Scientific name Phoenicopterus ruber Common name American Flamingo
Population name Galapagos Is
Breeding range Galapagos Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics
Notes Recognised as separate species from roseus in WPE4 following Knox et al. (2002).

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 0 490 490 [S1462] [R376]
WPE 3 2002 2002 435 435 [R604]
WPE 1 0 0 400 500 [R577]
WPE 2 0 0 400 500 [R175]
WPE 5 2005 2005 490 490 [S6857] [R376]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1985 2005 STA [R668]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R604]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1985 2005 STA [R668]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 5
WPE 3 2002 4
WPE 1 1994 5
WPE 2 1997 5
WPE 5 2012 5

References

  • R376 - Key, Gillian, (Charles Darwin Research Station) in litt. to Specialist Group, September 2005.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R577 - Scott, D.A. and Carbonnell, M. (compilers). 1986. A Directory of Neotropical Wetlands. IUCN, Cambridge, UK and IWRB, Slimbridge, UK.
  • R175 - de Boer, B.A. 1978. Flamingos On Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles and Venezuela - Final Report. IUCN/WWF Project Reports, No. 1344.

Notes

  • S1462 - 382: 490 birds counted during complete census in 2005.
  • S6857 - 382: 490 birds counted during complete census in 2005.



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