Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta garzetta Common name Little Egret
Population name garzetta, Western Asia/SW Asia, NE & Eastern Africa
Breeding range W Asia Non-breeding range W & SW Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 4 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 5 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 4 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 5 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]
CSR 6 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R519]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T5357]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1997 2007 Unknown Poor [T2193] [R867] [R888]
CSR 6 2003 2012 DEC? Poor [T6477] [R1381]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R867 - Cama, A., Josa, P., Ferrer-Obiol, J. and Arcos, J.M. 2011. Mediterranean Gulls Larus melanocephalus wintering along the Mediterranean Iberian coast: numbers and activity rhythms in the species? main winter quarters. J Ornithol DOI 10.1007/s10336-011-0673-6. Published online 06 March 2011.
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1381 - Nagy, S., Flink, S., Langendoen, T. (2014) Waterbird trends 1988-2012: Results of trend analyses of data from the International Waterbird Census in the African-Eurasian Flyway. Wetlands International, Ede.
  • R1569 - Sheldon, R. 2017. Estimates of breeding waterbird populations in Central/SW Asia, The Caucasus and the Arabian Peninsula.
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • T5357 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1992-2007: +1% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T2193 - 898. Trend 1992-2007: +1% p.a. – Uncertain.
  • T6477 - Long-term trend is fluctuating, but the short-term one indicates large decrease.
  • T6835 - The long-term trend is overall stable.



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