Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta caerulea Common name Little Blue Heron
Population name North America
Breeding range North America Non-breeding range S USA, Central America
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (North America/Neotropics).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 225,000 300,000 [R106]
WPE 4 0 0 225,000 300,000 [R106]
WPE 5 0 0 225,000 300,000 [R106]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1966 2000 DEC [R563]
WPE 4 1966 2000 DEC [R563]
WPE 5 1966 2000 DEC [R563]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 2600
WPE 4 2006 2600
WPE 5 2012 2600

References

  • R106 - Butler, R.W., Kushlan, J.A. and Davidson, I.J. 2000. Herons in North America, Central America and the West Indies. Pp 151-175 in: Heron Conservation (James.A. Kushlan and Heinz Hafner, Eds.). Academic Press, London.
  • R563 - Sauer, J. R., J. E. Hines, and J. Fallon. 2001. The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966 - 2000. Version 2001.2, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.

Notes




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on