|Scientific Name:||Nettapus coromandelianus|
|Species Authority:||(Gmelin, 1789)|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.|
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be fluctuating, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is very large, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Afghanistan; Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam
Vagrant:Bahrain; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Japan; Jordan; Maldives; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Taiwan, Province of China; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
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|Population:||The global population is estimated to number c.130,000-1,100,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while the population in China has been estimated at <c.100 breeding pairs (Brazil 2009).|
Trend Justification: The overall population trend is fluctuating, although some populations are stable and others have unknown trends (Wetlands International 2006).
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2012. Nettapus coromandelianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T22680090A40114062.Downloaded on 29 August 2016.|
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