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 N breeding birds migrate S 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 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R124]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [R124]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 No quality assessment [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 No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 3 1981 1991 STA No quality assessment [R124]
WPE 4 1981 1991 STA No quality assessment [R124]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC No quality assessment [R519]
WPE 5 1981 1991 STA No quality assessment [R124]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2002 10000
WPE 2 -1 -1 Not Set
WPE 5 2002 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 Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.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 Unpublished information from Eastern Asia.
  • R1922 - NIBR. (2020) Current status of heronies in Korea. National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), Incheon, South Korea
  • R1926 - Rose, P.M. and Scott, D.A. 1997. Waterfowl Population Estimates – Second Edition. Wetlands International. Publ. 44. Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • R1923 - Mashiko, M. and Y. Toquenaga. 2013. Increasing variation in population size and species composition ratio among mixed-species heron colonies in Japan. Forktail 29: 71-77.
  • R1924 - Wetlands International. (2002) Waterbird Population Estimates - Third Edition. Wetlands International Global Series No 12. Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Notes

  • S9746 - No information available for a new assessment; the previous on was proposed in 1997 (Rose and Scott, 1997). KR breeding pop of 7,012 in 2018-2019 (NIBR, 2020); no information available to assess current population.
  • T7836 - No information available for a new assessment; previous proposed (Wetlands International (2002). In JP, numbers of breeding birds declined between 2002-2011 in Ibaraki Prefecture (Mashiko and Toquenaga, 2013).



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