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‘Pink-feet’ population status in 2014

The 2014 annual review of the Svalbard pink-footed goose population has now been published. The report provides an overview and commentary on the population status of the Svalbard pink-footed goose in 2014.

The population estimate for the Svalbard pink-footed goose (rounded to the nearest 1,000) for the 2013/14 season is 76,000 geese. The population seems to have stabilized or even declined for the first time during the recent decade. The number of harvested geese remained stable, with a preliminary estimate of 11,081 geese reported shot.

For more details please see the 2014 Population Status Report.

Date added: 26.08.2014

Pink-footed goose flock lift-off