Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Gruidae
Scientific name Antigone antigone Common name Sarus Crane
Population name gilliae
Breeding range N Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1993 1993 40,000 40,000 [R665]
WPE 3 1999 1999 15,000 15,000 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 15,000 15,000 [R249]
WPE 2 1995 1995 1 5,000 [R443]
WPE 5 1999 1999 15,000 15,000 Expert opinion [R267]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R665]
WPE 3 1983 1993 STA [R249]
WPE 4 1983 1993 STA [R249]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 2001 2010 STA? No idea [T3985] [R1078]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 400
WPE 3 2002 150
WPE 4 2006 150
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 5 2012 150

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R443 - Meine, C.D. and Archibald, G.W. (eds.). 1996. The Cranes: status survey and conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 294 pp.
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.
  • R1078 - Gillanders, A. In litt. 19 April 2012 (BirdLife Australia North Queensland branch).

Notes

  • T3985 - No clear trend apparent from long-term monitoring of part of the population on non-breeding grounds.



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