Population information

Nom ordre Anseriformes
Nom famille Anatidae
Nom scientifique Branta bernicla Nom courant Brent Goose
Nom population nigricans, Japan (non-bre)
Aire de reproduction NE Siberia and Chukotka Aire de non-reproduction Japan + Korean east coast
Catégorie de la Liste Rouge Least Concern
Regions Ramsar Asia
Notes In WPE4 this pop belonged to a single population of nigricans, E Asia (non-bre).

Réseau de conservation

Réseau de conservation Notes
EAAF Partnership added WPE5

Taille de population

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2010 2011 2,500 3,000 Expert opinion [S7937] [R1287] [R1290]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 5 2000 2010 INC Reasonable [R1290] [R1287]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 5 2012 25


  • R1287 - Syroechkovskiy Jr., E.E. 2006. Long-term declines in Arctic goose populations in eastern Asia. Waterbirds around the world. Eds. G.C. Boere, C.A. Galbraith and D.A. Stroud. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. pp. 649-662. http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/PDF/pub07_waterbirds_part5.2.2.pdf
  • R1290 - Kurechi. In litt. 2012.


  • S7937 - Between 2,500-8,667 stage in Northern Japan during migration with a pop midwinter est of 2,500-3,000 (Kurechi, M. In litt. 2012), with <100 in midwinter in South Korea (Moores, N. In litt. 2012).

Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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