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Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus



Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

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Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has suffered a rapid population reduction in its key breeding population in Russia, and equivalent declines are predicted to continue. The Fennoscandian population has undergone a severe historical decline, and has not yet recovered.



Population size: 18000-22000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,060,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Anser erythropus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.