Population information

Order name Phoecopteriformes
Family name Phoenicopteridae
Scientific name Phoenicopterus ruber Common name American Flamingo
Population name Bahamas, Cuba
Breeding range Bahamas, Cuba 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 3 0 0 260,000 260,000 [R462]
WPE 4 0 0 167,000 242,000 [S1475] [R463]
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R359]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R359]
WPE 5 2003 2007 129,000 217,000 [S6860] [R1001] [R1128]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R604]
WPE 4 1994 2004 INC [R463]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1994 2004 INC [R463]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 2600
WPE 4 2006 2000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1700

References

  • R462 - Morales Leal, J. 1996. El flamenco rosado caribeno. Flora y Fauna 0: 14-18.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R463 - Morales Leal, J. in press. Biology and Conservation of the Caribbean Flamingo. In: B. Hiddinga and W. van Lint (eds.). Proceedings of the EAZA Conference 2005, Bristol/Bath. EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam.
  • R359 - Kear, J. and Duplaix-Hall, N. (eds.). 1975. Flamingos. T. and A.D. Poyser Berkhamsted.
  • R1001 - Acosta-Cruz, M. and Mugica-Vald?s, L. 2006. Reporte Final ? Aves Acu?ticas en Cuba. Havana, Cuba: Facultad de Biolog?a, Universidad de la Habana. Final report to BirdLife International.
  • R1128 - Solovyeva, D.V. and Pearce, J.M. 2011. Comparative mitochondrial genetics of North American and Eurasian mergansers with an emphasis on the endangered scaly-sided merganser (Mergus squamatus). Conserv Genet: in press. www.springerlink.com/content/f88xn05625128433

Notes

  • S1475 - 469 estimates 117,000-192,000 for Cuba; 676 give estimate of approx 50,000 for Bahamas.
  • S6860 - 104,600-117,000 in Cuba; 25,000-100,000 in Bahamas



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