Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Anser > Species: Anser brachyrhynchus

Pink-footed Goose - Anser brachyrhynchus Baillon, 1833

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 3 other international agreements
Wintering habitats
  • cropland
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code A040

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE2500831 Belgium Ijzervallei Map
BE2500932 Belgium Poldercomplex Map
DE2121401 Germany Unterelbe Map
DE2210401 Germany Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer Map
DE2213401 Germany Wangerland Map
DE2609401 Germany Emsmarsch von Leer bis Emden Map
DE2611401 Germany Fehntjer Tief Map
DE2709401 Germany Rheiderland Map
DE2935401 Germany Aland-Elbe-Niederung Map
DE2948401 Germany Schorfheide-Chorin Map
DE2951401 Germany Unteres Odertal Map
DE3036401 Germany Unteres Elbtal Map
DE3339402 Germany Niederung der Unteren Havel Map
DE3341401 Germany U. Rhinluch/Dreetzer See, Havell. Luch und Belziger Landschaftsw. Map
DE3437401 Germany Elbaue Jerichow Map
DE3450401 Germany Märkische Schweiz Map
DE3532401 Germany Vogelschutzgebiet Drömling Map
DE3642401 Germany Rietzer See Map
DE4137401 Germany Wulfener Bruch und Teichgebiet Osternienburg Map
DE4142401 Germany Mündungsgebiet der Schwarzen Elster Map
DE4531401 Germany Helmestausee Berga-Kelbra (Anteil Sachsen-Anhalt) Map
DK009X060 Denmark Vidåen, Tøndermarsken og Saltvandssøen Map
DK009X065 Denmark Rømø Map
DK009X067 Denmark Ballum og Husum Enge og Kamper Strandenge Map
DK00AX051 Denmark Ribe Holme og enge med Kongeåens udløb Map
DK00AX056 Denmark Fiilsø Map
DK00AY057 Denmark Vadehavet Map
DK00CX038 Denmark Nissum Fjord Map
DK00CX043 Denmark Ringkøbing Fjord Map
DK00CX161 Denmark Stadil Fjord og Vest Stadil Fjord Map
DK00CY039 Denmark Harboøre Tange, Plet Enge og Gjeller Sø Map
DK00EX019 Denmark Lønnerup Fjord Map
DK00EX020 Denmark Vestlige Vejler, Arup Holm og Hovsør Røn Map
DK00EX022 Denmark Hanstholm Reservatet Map
DK00EX023 Denmark Agger Tange Map
DK00EY012 Denmark Løgstør Bredning, Livø, Feggesund og Skarrehage Map
DK00EY013 Denmark Østlige Vejler Map
DK00FX001 Denmark Ulvedybet og Nibe Bredning Map
DK00FX007 Denmark Lille Vildmose Map
DK00FX008 Denmark Kysten fra Aggersund til Bygholm Vejle Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
FR5410100 France Marais poitevin Map
IE0000197 Ireland West of Ardara/Maas Road SAC Map
NL9802047 Netherlands Sneekermeergebied Map
NL9802048 Netherlands Witte en Zwarte Brekken Map
NL9802049 Netherlands Oudegaasterbrekken, Fluessen en omgeving Map
NL9803028 Netherlands IJsselmeer Map
SE0230067 Sweden Tåkern Map
SE0530028 Sweden Hullsjön Map
UK9001625 United Kingdom Moray and Nairn Coast Map
UK9002211 United Kingdom Loch of Strathbeg Map
UK9002221 United Kingdom Ythan Estuary, Sands of Forvie and Meikle Loch Map
UK9003191 United Kingdom Castle Loch, Lochmaben Map
UK9004031 United Kingdom Montrose Basin Map
UK9004051 United Kingdom Loch of Kinnordy Map
UK9004111 United Kingdom Loch Leven Map
UK9004121 United Kingdom Firth of Tay and Eden Estuary Map
UK9004131 United Kingdom Cameron Reservoir Map
UK9004231 United Kingdom Gladhouse Reservoir Map
UK9004241 United Kingdom Fala Flow Map
UK9004251 United Kingdom Westwater Map
UK9004281 United Kingdom Greenlaw Moor Map
UK9004291 United Kingdom Din Moss - Hoselaw Loch Map
UK9004401 United Kingdom South Tayside Goose Roosts Map
UK9004411 United Kingdom Firth of Forth Map
UK9005012 United Kingdom Upper Solway Flats and Marshes Map
UK9005081 United Kingdom Morecambe Bay Map
UK9005103 United Kingdom Ribble and Alt Estuaries Map
UK9005111 United Kingdom Martin Mere Map
UK9008021 United Kingdom The Wash Map
UK9009031 United Kingdom North Norfolk Coast Map
DE3453422 Germany Mittlere Oderniederung Map
DE3744421 Germany Nuthe-Nieplitz-Niederung Map
DE2649421 Germany Uckerniederung Map
DE2751421 Germany Randow-Welse-Bruch Map
DE4151421 Germany Spreewald und Lieberoser Endmoräne Map
DE4148421 Germany Luckauer Becken Map
DE3542421 Germany Mittlere Havelniederung Map
DE3145421 Germany Obere Havelniederung Map
DE4342452 Germany Elbaue und Teichgebiete bei Torgau Map
DE2416431 Germany Butjadingen Map
DE4340451 Germany Vereinigte Mulde Map
DE4752452 Germany Spreeniederung Malschwitz Map
DE4651451 Germany Doberschützer Wasser Map
DE4552451 Germany Biosphärenreservat Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Map
DE4439452 Germany Agrarraum und Bergbaufolgelandschaft bei Delitzsch Map
DE2309431 Germany Ostfriesische Seemarsch zwischen Norden und Esens Map
DE4648452 Germany Teiche bei Zschorna Map
DE4753451 Germany Feldgebiete in der östlichen Oberlausitz Map
DE5145451 Germany Großhartmannsdorfer Großteich Map
ES1200006 Spain Ría de Villaviciosa Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Anatidae) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ansar Piquicorto Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganso-de-bico-curto Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Husa krátkozobá Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kleine Rietgans Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kurzschnabelgans German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lyhytnokkahanhi Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oca zamperosee Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oie à bec court French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pink-footed Goose English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Spetsbergsgås Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:01580 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

16 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Belgium 20100/36900 (individuals) 1995-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark 21000/23000 (individuals) 1999-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark Arctic 2500/5000 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Denmark - Greenland 2500/5000 (pairs) 1995-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France 0/3 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 50/200 (individuals) 1994-1999 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Hungary Present/Present (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland 35000/45000 (pairs) 1996-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland Arctic 15000/25000 (pairs) 1960-1987 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Ireland 32/47 (individuals) 1994-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Netherlands 4300/4300 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway Arctic 30000/30000 (pairs) - Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Romania 1/5 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Slovenia Present/Present (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Sweden 30/80 (individuals) 1998-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
United Kingdom 241000/241000 (individuals) 1994-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

16 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Belgium 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Denmark - Greenland 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Germany 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Hungary 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Iceland 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Iceland Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Large increase of at least 50% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Ireland 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Netherlands 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Romania 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Slovenia 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Sweden 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing : 24 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

23 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Centre Val de Loire
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files PACA
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-09-30 Poland National Report on Derogation under the Birds Directive 2014 birds_directive_2014
2015-09-17 France France rapport art 9 directive oiseaux 79/409/CEE année 2012 CENTRE_habides_export_oiseaux.xml
2015-04-24 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2014 MALTA-Habides_Export_Birds-2014
2015-04-16 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2013 NL_BD2013.xml
2014-10-20 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2012 Derogations Bird Directieve NL 2012
2014-09-30 Denmark 2013 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive National_Report_on_Derogations_under_the_Birds_Directive__1.xml
2014-09-29 Hungary Bird_derogation_2013_HU derogation report Bird 2013 HU
2013-09-19 Denmark 2012 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2013-09-13 Netherlands BD Derogations 2011 OLD Bird Directive Derogations 2011
2012-10-30 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Natural England
2012-05-03 Denmark 2009 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2012-05-03 Denmark 2010 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2012-02-27 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2010 Derogations BD Netherlands 2010
2011-11-11 United Kingdom Directive 92/43/EEC: Derogation under Article 16: Report by the UK for 2009-2010 Scottish Government contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 and 92/43/EEC Article 16 UK Report
2010-12-21 Denmark Derogations 2009 questionnaire_habides.xml
2010-11-24 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 Scottish Executive contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK report
2010-11-24 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 NE contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2010-09-08 Netherlands Derogations Birds and Habitats Directive Derogations BD2008 and HD 2007 - 2008
2010-01-13 Hungary December 2009 Habides Report HDandBDderogationreports

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

12 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Poland 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 It is not possible to determine the number of individuals Capture (ringing) None
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Nyugat-Dunántúl 2013-04-20 2018-04-15 Only disturbance was permitted. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away The derogation are not detrimental.
Lubuskie 2013-02-19 2015-12-31 Number of individuals impossible to define for disturbance. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away no impact on Populations.
Denmark 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences Killing There is no impact on the population
Friesland (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing None
Denmark 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences Killing There is no impact on the population
Friesland (NL) 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away No information available
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2012-12-31 No information available Killing Significant; however the national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected.
Denmark 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences. Killing There is no impact on the population.
Denmark 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences. Killing There is no impact on the population.
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