Population information

Nom ordre Gruiformes
Nom famille Rallidae
Nom scientifique Gallinula tenebrosa Nom courant Dusky Moorhen
Nom population tenebrosa, SW Australia
Aire de reproduction SW Australia Aire de non-reproduction
Catégorie de la Liste Rouge Least Concern
Regions Ramsar Oceania
Notes Split from Australia population in WPE4.

Réseau de conservation

Réseau de conservation Notes
Pas des Réseaux de conservation

Taille de population

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1 No quality assessment
WPE 5 2004 2004 1 25,000 Best guess [S6271] [R341]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown No quality assessment
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 5 2012 250


  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,


  • S6271 - Minimum population size is <10,000 based on old count data (mainly from 1980s); maximum likely is up to 25,000, in view of restricted range. Largest recorded aggregations have been in urban wetlands.

Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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