Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta garzetta Common name Little Egret
Population name garzetta, E, SE Asia
Breeding range E, SE Asia Non-breeding range Some northern breeding birds migrate south in winter
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R124]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R124]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R123]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R124]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1981 1991 STA [R124]
WPE 4 1981 1991 STA [R124]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1981 1991 STA [R124]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 10000

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.
  • R124 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2002. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R123 - Chan, S. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information from Eastern Asia.

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