IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as fairly common in suitable habitat. The species has been introduced to the UK where it now numbers approximately 1,000-2,000 individuals (Madge and McGowan 2002).

Population Trend


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Source: IUCN


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