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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
Gaviiformes
Gaviidae
Gavia stellata (Red-throated Loon)
Caspian, Black Sea & East Mediterranean (win) 2000 - 2008 1 - 10,000 Best guess [R1549] 1980 - 2012 STA Poor [R1549] 100 2018 [S9049] [T7165]
Gavia arctica (Arctic Loon)
arctica, Northern Europe & Western Siberia/Europe 2000 - 2013 266,000 - 473,000 Best guess [R1549] [R1550] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Poor [R1549] 3500 2018 [S8822] [T6777]
arctica, Central Siberia/Caspian 1999 - 2000 100 - 1,000 Best guess [R913] 2000 - 2010 Unknown No idea 3 2018 [S9050]
Gavia immer (Common Loon)
Europe (win) 1994 - 2012 5,100 - 6,300 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC? Reasonable [R1549] [R1548] 50 2018 [S8823] [T6778]
Gavia adamsii (Yellow-billed Loon)
Northern Europe (win) 1994 - 2010 1,000 - 8,000 Best guess [R668] 2000 - 2012 STA? Poor [R1549] 30 2018 [S7055]
Sphenisciformes
Spheniscidae
Spheniscus demersus (African Penguin)
Southern Africa 2008 - 2013 70,000 - 75,000 Census based [R1490] 1978 - 2009 DEC Good [R1320] 720 2018 [S8202]
Ciconiiformes
Ciconiidae
Leptoptilos crumenifer (Marabou)
Sub-Saharan Africa 2006 - 2006 200,000 - 500,000 Expert opinion [R192] 1992 - 2014 INC Poor [R1548] [R1371] [R1559] 3200 2018 [T6853]
Mycteria ibis (Yellow-billed Stork)
Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding Madagascar) 2006 - 2014 75,000 - 150,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2015 INC? Reasonable [R1548] 1100 2018 [S8666]
Anastomus lamelligerus (African Openbill)
lamelligerus, Sub-Saharan Africa 2001 - 2001 300,000 - 500,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 2006 - 2012 STA/FLU Poor [R1548] 3900 2018 [S8667]
Ciconia nigra (Black Stork)
South-west Europe/West Africa 1998 - 2012 3,590 - 3,830 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 40 2018 [S8858]
Central & Eastern Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa 1996 - 2013 26,000 - 37,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 STA Reasonable [R1549] 310 2018 [S8859] [T6849]
Southern Africa 2001 - 2014 1,560 - 4,050 Expert opinion [R1371] 1990 - 2017 DEC? Reasonable [R1599] 25 2018 [S8668] [T7176]
Ciconia abdimii (Abdim's Stork)
Sub-Saharan Africa & SW Arabia 1982 - 2014 300,000 - 600,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 1998 - 2013 DEC? Poor [R1548] [R1599] [R1559] 0 2018 [S8669] [T6850]
Ciconia microscelis (African Woollyneck)
Sub-Saharan Africa 1931 - 2013 30,000 - 80,000 Best guess [R1371] 1998 - 2014 STA/INC? Poor [R1548] [R1599] [R1371] 0 2018 [P2012] [S9120] [T6851]
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)
ciconia, W Europe & North-west Africa/Sub-Saharan Africa 2004 - 2013 140,000 - 149,000 Census based [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 1600 2018 [T7177]
ciconia, Central & Eastern Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa 2000 - 2014 514,000 - 561,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Good [R1549] 5200 2018 [S8861] [T6852]
ciconia, Western Asia/South-west Asia 2004 - 2005 27,000 - 27,100 Census based [R1235] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 270 2018 [T6511]
ciconia, Southern Africa 1996 - 2013 20 - 30 Census based [R1371] 1992 - 2002 STA Reasonable [R1400] 1 2018 [T6651]
Threskiornithidae
Platalea alba (African Spoonbill)
Sub-Saharan Africa 2003 - 2012 30,000 - 65,000 Best guess [R1371] 1993 - 2015 STA? Reasonable [R1548] 440 2018 [S9082] [T6857]
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)
leucorodia, West Europe/West Mediterranean & West Africa 2006 - 2012 14,200 - 18,900 Census based [R1549] [R1334] [R1552] 1998 - 2014 INC Good [R1549] [R1552] 160 2018 [S9133] [T7162]
leucorodia, Western Asia/South-west & South Asia 1990 - 2007 15,000 - 15,000 Best guess [R1335] 1995 - 2007 UNC Poor [R888] 150 2018 [P1963] [S8234] [T7232]
leucorodia, C & SE Europe/Mediterranean & Tropical Africa 2000 - 2014 14,000 - 21,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 170 2018 [S8863] [T7178]
archeri, Red Sea & Somalia 1996 - 2007 2,500 - 4,500 Best guess [R1335] [R1371] 1980 - 2007 DEC Poor [R1335] [R1405] 30 2018 [S9134] [T6504]
balsaci, Coastal West Africa (Mauritania) 2012 - 2012 2,250 - 2,250 Census based [R1363] [R1364] 1996 - 2012 DEC Good [R1363] 20 2018 [S8584] [T6577]
Threskiornis aethiopicus (African Sacred Ibis)
Iraq & Iran 1987 - 1991 200 - 200 Best guess [R519] 1980 - 2010 INC? Poor [R519] [R1403] 2 2018 [T6502]
Sub-Saharan Africa 2001 - 2001 200,000 - 450,000 Expert opinion [R190] 1997 - 2015 STA? Reasonable [R1548] 3000 2018
Geronticus eremita (Northern Bald Ibis)
Morocco 2015 - 2015 450 - 580 Census based [R1559] 2005 - 2017 INC Good [R1559] 4 2018 [S9083] [T7179]
South-west Asia 2015 - 2017 0 - 1 Census based [R1559] 2011 - 2017 EXT/DEC Good [R1559] [R1600] 1 2018 [S9084] [T7180]
Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis)
Black Sea & Mediterranean/West Africa 2000 - 2013 73,000 - 88,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC? Poor [R1549] 800 2018 [S8862] [T6856]
South-west Asia/Eastern Africa 1970 - 2017 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R579] [R1569] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa (bre) 1950 - 2014 40,000 - 75,000 Expert opinion [R1371] 1999 - 2015 STA Reasonable [R1548] [R1601] 550 2018 [S8611] [T6855]
Ardeidae
Botaurus stellaris (Eurasian Bittern)
stellaris, W Europe, NW Africa (bre) 2005 - 2012 7,150 - 9,100 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 80 2018 [P1855] [S8854] [T6842]
stellaris, C & E Europe, Black Sea & E Mediterranean (bre) 2000 - 2014 92,000 - 163,000 Expert opinion [R1549] 2000 - 2012 INC Poor [R1549] 1200 2018 [P1856] [S8855] [T6843]
stellaris, South-west Asia (win) 2006 - 2006 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R668] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
capensis, Southern Africa 1980 - 2010 500 - 2,000 Best guess [R1371] 1980 - 2009 DEC Good [R1371] [R1602] 10 2018 [S9121] [T7181]
Ixobrychus minutus (Common Little Bittern)
minutus, W Europe, NW Africa/Subsaharan Africa 1997 - 2013 19,000 - 25,500 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 STA Reasonable [R1549] 220 2018 [P1814] [S8856] [T6844]
minutus, C & E Europe, Black Sea & E Mediterranean/Sub-saharan Africa 1995 - 2014 168,000 - 298,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 STA Poor [R1560] [R1549] 2200 2018 [P1815] [S8857] [T6845]
minutus, West & South-west Asia/Sub-Saharan Africa 1987 - 1991 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
payesii, Sub-Saharan Africa 1990 - 2000 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R232] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
Ixobrychus sturmii (Dwarf Bittern)
Sub-Saharan Africa 1990 - 2000 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R232] 2002 - 2013 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-heron)
nycticorax, W Europe, NW Africa (bre) 2002 - 2012 46,000 - 51,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 1998 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 480 2018 [P1762] [S8852] [T7231]
nycticorax, C & E Europe/Black Sea & E Mediterranean (bre) 1990 - 2012 134,000 - 209,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 STA Reasonable [R1549] 1600 2018 [P1769] [S8853] [T6840]
nycticorax, Sub-Saharan Africa & Madagascar 1975 - 2014 100,000 - 300,000 Best guess [R1371] 2006 - 2015 STA/INC? Poor [R1548] [R1371] 1700 2018 [S9122] [T6841]
nycticorax, Western Asia/SW Asia & NE Africa 2002 - 2017 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1569] [R579] 2000 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)
ralloides, SW Europe, NW Africa (bre) 2002 - 2013 9,000 - 11,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 INC Reasonable [R1549] 100 2018 [S8848] [T6825]
ralloides, C & E Europe, Black Sea & E Mediterranean (bre) 1990 - 2012 29,000 - 52,000 Expert opinion [R1549] [R1371] 2000 - 2012 DEC Reasonable [R1549] 390 2018 [P1703] [S8849] [T6826]
ralloides, West & South-west Asia/Sub-Saharan Africa 1987 - 2017 25,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R519] [R1569] 2003 - 2012 Unknown No idea 1000 2018 [P1704]
paludivaga, Sub-Saharan Africa & Madagascar 2006 - 2006 300,000 - 600,000 Expert opinion [R192] [R648] 2006 - 2015 INC? Poor [R1548] 4200 2018 [P1705]
Ardeola idae (Madagascar Pond-heron)
Madagascar & Aldabra/Central & Eastern Africa 2001 - 2001 2,000 - 6,000 Best guess [R190] 2002 - 2013 INC? Poor [R1559] [R1548] 35 2018 [T6828]
Ardeola rufiventris (Rufous-bellied Heron)
Central, Eastern & Southern Africa 2006 - 2006 10,000 - 100,000 Best guess [R1394] 2006 - 2015 STA/INC? Poor [R1548] 1000 2018



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