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Discontinued Size - year Size Size estimate quality Size references Trend - year Trend Trend quality Trend references 1% threshold 1% yearset Notes
Phoecopteriformes
Phoenicopteridae
Phoenicopterus roseus (Greater Flamingo)
Southern Africa (to Madagascar) 1973 - 2014 100,000 - 160,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1548] 1300 2018 [P1870] [S8614] [T6859]
West Africa 2005 - 2005 45,000 - 95,000 Expert opinion [R192] 2006 - 2015 STA/FLU Poor [R1552] [R1548] [R1371] 650 2018 [P1871] [T6860]
South-west & South Asia 1997 - 2017 240,000 - 240,000 Census based [R1570] [R1569] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 2400 2018 [P1874] [T6862]
Phoeniconaias minor (Lesser Flamingo)
Southern Africa (to Madagascar) 2001 - 2001 120,000 - 200,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1548] 0 2018 [S8615] [T6865]
West Africa 2010 - 2015 25,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R1552] [R1548] 2006 - 2015 STA/INC? Reasonable [R1552] [R1371] [R1548] 270 2018 [P1882] [S8865] [T6863]
Eastern Africa 1995 - 2005 1,500,000 - 2,500,000 Expert opinion [R129] [R1371] 1986 - 2015 DEC? Reasonable [R1548] 19400 2018 [S8674] [T6864]
Phaethontiformes
Phaethontidae
Phaethon aethereus (Red-billed Tropicbird)
aetherus, South Atlantic 2007 - 2013 3,600 - 3,900 Expert opinion [R1343] 2003 - 2013 STA Poor [R1343] 35 2018 [T6241]
indicus, Persian Gulf, Gulf of Aden, Red Sea 2000 - 2014 6,600 - 6,600 Expert opinion [R1569] 2003 - 2012 STA Poor [R1343] [R1330] 65 2018 [S8914] [T6242]
Phaethon rubricauda (Red-tailed Tropicbird)
rubricauda, Indian Ocean 1999 - 2013 28,500 - 29,200 Expert opinion [R1343] 2008 - 2014 INC Poor [R1343] 300 2018 [T6243]
Phaethon lepturus (White-tailed Tropicbird)
lepturus, W Indian Ocean 2009 - 2014 25,200 - 35,500 Expert opinion [R1343] 2005 - 2014 STA Poor [R1343] 0 2018 [T6244]
Gruiformes
Rallidae
Sarothrura elegans (Buff-spotted Flufftail)
elegans, NE, Eastern & Southern Africa 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 2018
reichenovi, S West Africa to Central Africa 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea -1 2018
Sarothrura boehmi (Streaky-breasted Flufftail)
Central Africa 1990 - 2000 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R232] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea [R618] 100 2018 [T7173]
Sarothrura ayresi (White-winged Flufftail)
Ethiopia 2013 - 2013 1 - 75 Expert opinion [R1526] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1 2018 [P87]
Southern Africa 2013 - 2016 1 - 75 Expert opinion [R1526] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1 2018
Rallus aquaticus (Western Water Rail)
aquaticus, Europe & North Africa 1998 - 2013 410,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R1549] [R602] 2000 - 2012 DEC? No idea [R1549] 6400 2018 [S8996] [T7079]
korejewi, Western Siberia/South-west Asia 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 2018
Rallus caerulescens (African Rail)
Southern & Eastern Africa 0 - 0 -1 - -1 No estimate 0 - 0 Unknown No idea -1 2018
Crex egregia (African Crake)
Sub-Saharan Africa 2007 - 2014 10,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R618] [R1371] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea [R618] 10000 2018 [P249] [S8625] [T6613]
Crex crex (Corncrake)
Europe & Western Asia/Sub-Saharan Africa 1996 - 2013 5,000,000 - 10,000,000 Best guess [R1549] [R568] 2000 - 2012 STA Poor [R1549] 70000 2018 [S8998] [T7080]
Porzana porzana (Spotted Crake)
Europe/Africa 1998 - 2014 485,000 - 750,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 Unknown Poor [R1549] 6000 2018 [S9001] [T7083]
Zapornia flavirostra (Black Crake)
Sub-Saharan Africa 1993 - 1993 1,000,000 - 1,000,001 Best guess [R555] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 20000 2018
Zapornia parva (Little Crake)
Western Eurasia/Africa 1996 - 2014 225,000 - 310,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 Unknown Poor [R1549] 2600 2018 [P2468] [S8999] [T7081]
Zapornia pusilla (Baillon's Crake)
intermedia, Europe (bre) 1996 - 2012 500 - 1,700 Best guess [R1549] 2000 - 2012 Unknown Poor [R1549] 9 2018 [S9000] [T7082]
Amaurornis marginalis (Striped Crake)
Sub-Saharan Africa 2001 - 2001 1 - 25,000 Best guess [R190] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea [R618] 250 2018 [T6750]
Porphyrio alleni (Allen's Gallinule)
Sub-Saharan Africa 2001 - 2001 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R190] 1999 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 10000 2018 [T7085]
Gallinula chloropus (Common Moorhen)
chloropus, Europe & North Africa 2000 - 2014 2,700,000 - 5,100,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] [R1551] 37100 2018 [S9002] [T7084]
chloropus, West & South-west Asia 1987 - 1991 100,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R519] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Reasonable [R1548] 10000 2018 [S8924] [T7175]
Gallinula angulata (Lesser Moorhen)
Sub-Saharan Africa 1990 - 2000 25,000 - 1,000,000 Best guess [R232] 0 - 0 Unknown No idea 10000 2018 [T7226]
Fulica cristata (Red-knobbed Coot)
Spain & Morocco 2011 - 2015 2,500 - 5,000 Census based [R1548] 2006 - 2015 STA Good [R1548] 0 2018 [S9081] [T7086]
Sub-Saharan Africa 1990 - 2012 250,000 - 800,000 Best guess [R1371] 2006 - 2015 DEC? Poor [R1548] 4500 2018 [S8626] [T7087]
Fulica atra (Common Coot)
atra, North-west Europe (win) 2000 - 2012 1,200,000 - 2,000,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1548] 2006 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1548] 15500 2018 [S9003] [T7164]
atra, Black Sea & Mediterranean (win) 0 - 0 2,500,000 - 2,500,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R456] 2006 - 2015 STA/DEC? Reasonable [R1548] [R1549] 25000 2018 [S9004] [T7088]
atra, South-west Asia (win) 2000 - 2012 2,000,000 - 2,000,000 Best guess [R1365] [R519] 2006 - 2012 DEC? Reasonable [R1548] 20000 2018 [S8293] [T7089]
Gruidae
Balearica regulorum (Grey Crowned-crane)
regulorum, Southern Africa (N to Angola & S Zimbabwe) 2012 - 2012 7,000 - 7,500 Expert opinion [R1376] 2001 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1377] 80 2018 [T6611]
gibbericeps, Eastern Africa (Kenya to Mozambique) 2012 - 2012 19,500 - 26,000 Expert opinion [R1377] [R1371] 2004 - 2014 DEC Good [R1377] 220 2018 [T6612]
Balearica pavonina (Black Crowned-crane)
pavonina, West Africa (Senegal to Chad) 2010 - 2010 5,000 - 15,000 Expert opinion [R910] [R1465] 2003 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R910] [R1371] [R1482] 85 2018 [S8691] [T6754]
ceciliae, Eastern Africa (Sudan to Uganda) 2005 - 2005 28,000 - 55,000 Expert opinion [R1524] 2003 - 2012 Unknown Poor [R1371] 390 2018 [T6693]
Leucogeranus leucogeranus (Siberian Crane)
Iran (win) 2011 - 2012 1 - 1 Census based [R1466] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1466] 1 2018 [P8] [S8597] [T6681]
Bugeranus carunculatus (Wattled Crane)
Central & Southern Africa 2015 - 2016 9,000 - 9,001 Census based [R1577] 2005 - 2016 STA? Reasonable [R1577] 90 2018 [P40] [T7022]
Anthropoides paradiseus (Blue Crane)
Extreme Southern Africa 2004 - 2004 25,000 - 30,000 Expert opinion [R1482] [R1504] 2004 - 2014 INC Reasonable [R1482] [R1505] 0 2018 [P35]
Anthropoides virgo (Demoiselle Crane)
Black Sea (Ukraine)/North-east Africa 2000 - 2000 600 - 700 Expert opinion [R1269] 2000 - 2014 STA/DEC? Poor [R1578] 6 2018 [P29] [T7025]
Turkey (bre) 2017 - 2017 0 - 0 Census based [R1569] 2017 - 2017 EXT Good [R1569] 1 2018 [P30] [T6984]
Kalmykia/North-east Africa 2000 - 2012 28,500 - 39,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] [R1578] 0 2018 [P31] [S8954] [T7026]
Grus grus (Common Crane)
grus, North-west Europe/Iberia & Morocco 2014 - 2014 350,000 - 350,000 Census based [R1578] 2003 - 2015 INC Good [R1578] 3500 2018
grus, North-east & Central Europe/North Africa 2014 - 2014 120,000 - 150,000 Census based [R1578] 2000 - 2015 INC Good [R1578] 1300 2018
grus, Eastern Europe/Turkey, Middle East & NE Africa 2000 - 2010 80,000 - 127,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 1990 - 2010 INC Poor [R63] [R1469] 1000 2018 [P44] [S8952] [T6279]
archibaldi, Turkey & Georgia (bre) 1994 - 2013 100 - 130 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1578] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1361] 1 2018 [P45] [S8953] [T6280]
grus, Western Siberia/South Asia 2013 - 2013 100,000 - 100,000 Expert opinion [R1488] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 10000 2018 [P46]
Gaviiformes
Gaviidae
Gavia stellata (Red-throated Loon)
North-west Europe (win) 1990 - 2012 216,000 - 429,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1550] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor [R1549] 3000 2018 [S8821] [T6776]



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