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Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

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

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 5,260,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 5,260,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor Estimated 2009
Population trend Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.5 - - -
Trend justification: The overall population trend is decreasing, although some populations may be stable and others have unknown trends (Wetlands International 2006). This species has undergone a small or statistically insignificant decrease over the last 40 years in North America (data from Breeding Bird Survey and/or Christmas Bird Count: Butcher and Niven 2007) Note, however, that these surveys cover less than 50% of the species's range in North America.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) Unknown Extant      
Antigua and Barbuda Vagrant Extant      
Argentina Native Extant      
Bahamas Native Extant      
Barbados Native Extant      
Belize Native Extant   Yes  
Bolivia Native Extant      
Brazil Native Extant      
Canada Native Extant      
Cayman Islands (to UK) Native Extant      
Chile Native Extant      
Colombia Native Extant      
Costa Rica Native Extant   Yes  
Cuba Native Extant      
Ecuador Native Extant      
El Salvador Native Extant   Yes  
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Native Extant      
Guatemala Native Extant      
Honduras Vagrant Extant      
Jamaica Vagrant Extant      
Mexico Native Extant      
Nicaragua Native Extant      
Panama Vagrant Extant      
Paraguay Native Extant      
Peru Native Extant      
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vagrant Extant      
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Vagrant Extant      
Uruguay Native Extant      
USA Native Extant Yes    
Venezuela Native Extant     Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) Vagrant Extant      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Mexico Istmo de Tehuantepec-Mar Muerto site factsheet
USA Bear River Bay UT02 site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands major breeding
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands major non-breeding
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) suitable breeding
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) suitable non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 5000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Anas cyanoptera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014.

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 Least Concern
Family Anatidae (Ducks, geese and swans)
Species name author Vieillot, 1816
Population size mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 5,260,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species