Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta gularis Common name Western Reef-egret
Population name dimorpha, Coastal Eastern Africa
Breeding range Coastal E Africa S Kenya - N Mozambique Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 10,000 10,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 10,000 10,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2001 2001 10,000 10,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 10,000 10,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 10,000 10,000 Best guess [R190]
CSR 6 1996 1996 15,000 20,000 Expert opinion [S8605] [R26]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 4 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 5 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]
CSR 6 1991 2001 STA Poor [R190]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 100
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R26 - Baker, N. (compiler). 1996. Tanzania Waterfowl Count, January 1995: The first coordinated count of the major wetlands of Tanzania. Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. Dar es Salaam
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/

Notes

  • S8605 - An earlier figure of 10,000 was erroneously used based on the same reference.
  • T6839 - No monitoring data is available. Trend assessment is based on circumstantial evidence.



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