Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta garzetta Common name Little Egret
Population name garzetta, South Asia
Breeding range South Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 60,000 60,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 60,000 60,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 60,000 60,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 200,000 [S3585] [R20]
WPE 5 0 0 100,000 200,000 [S6443] [R20]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 600
WPE 2 1997 600
WPE 3 2002 600
WPE 4 2006 1500
WPE 5 2012 1400

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.
  • R20 - Asian Waterbird Census unpublished data. 2002.

Notes

  • S3585 - 20: 48,000 counted in 2002.
  • S6443 - 20: 48,000 counted in 2002.



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