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 Oxyura jamaicensis

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2006 Least Concern
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised

Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Algeria Vagrant Extant        
Anguilla (to UK) Native Extant        
Antigua and Barbuda Native Extant        
Argentina Native Extant        
Austria Introduced Extant        
Bahamas Native Extant        
Barbados Native Extant        
Belgium Introduced Extant        
Bermuda (to UK) Native Extant        
Bolivia Native Extant Yes      
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Native Extant     Yes  
Canada Native Extant     Yes  
Cayman Islands (to UK) Native Extant        
Chile Native Extant        
Colombia Native Extant        
Cuba Native Extant        
Curaçao (to Netherlands) Native Extant     Yes  
Denmark Introduced Extant   Yes    
Dominica Native Extant        
Dominican Republic Native Extant        
Ecuador Native Extant        
El Salvador Native Extant        
Finland Vagrant Extant        
France Introduced Extant        
Germany Introduced Extant        
Grenada Vagrant Extant        
Guadeloupe (to France) Vagrant Extant   Yes    
Guatemala Native Extant        
Haiti Native Extant        
Honduras Native Extant        
Hungary Vagrant Extant        
Iceland Introduced Extant        
Ireland Introduced Extant        
Israel Vagrant Extant        
Italy Vagrant Extant        
Jamaica Native Extant Yes      
Martinique (to France) Native Extant        
Mexico Native Extant        
Montserrat (to UK) Native Extant        
Morocco Introduced Extant        
Netherlands Introduced Extant        
Nicaragua Native Extant        
Norway Introduced Extant        
Peru Native Extant        
Portugal Introduced Extant Yes      
Puerto Rico (to USA) Native Extant        
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Native Extant     Yes  
Slovenia Vagrant Extant        
Spain Introduced Extant        
St Kitts and Nevis Native Extant        
St Lucia Native Extant        
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) Vagrant Extant     Yes  
St Vincent and the Grenadines Native Extant        
Sweden Introduced Extant        
Switzerland Introduced Extant        
Tunisia Vagrant Extant        
Turkey Vagrant Extant        
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Native Extant        
United Kingdom Introduced Extant       Yes
USA Native Extant Yes      
Virgin Islands (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Colombia Lago Cumbal site factsheet
Colombia Laguna de Tota site factsheet
Dominican Republic Cabral Lagoon site factsheet
USA Salton Sea site factsheet

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Oxyura jamaicensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)
Species name author (Gmelin, 1789)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species