Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Egretta eulophotes Common name Chinese Egret
Population name E, SE Asia
Breeding range Korea, E China, Furugelm Island (Russian far East) Non-breeding range S China, Japan, Taiwan, SE Asia
Red List Category Vulnerable
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 4 2000 2000 2,600 3,400 [R65]
WPE 2 0 0 1,800 2,500 [R395]
WPE 3 2000 2000 2,600 3,400 [R65]
WPE 1 0 0 2,500 2,500 [R337]
WPE 5 2000 2010 3,000 4,100 Best guess [S6464] [R1201]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 STA [R65]
WPE 2 1985 1995 STA [R395]
WPE 3 1990 2000 STA? [R65]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 STA [R65]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 30
WPE 2 1997 22
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 1 1994 25
WPE 5 2012 35

References

  • R65 - BirdLife International 2001. Threatened Bird of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International
  • R395 - Lansdown, R.V. (pers. comm.) 1996. Data prepared for the Draft Ardeidae Action Plan.
  • R337 - IUCN - The World Conservation Union. 1990. 1990 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. Prepared by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK. 192 pp.
  • R1201 - Zhiying, D. 2009. The Chinese Egret, Feathers of snow in the summer sky. Chinese National Geography Vol. 1, Issue 2. Bulletin of Academy of Science Pyeongyang.

Notes

  • S6464 - Hwang (2011) estimates 1,000-1,600 breeding individuals in South Korea from 2000 to 2010, 1,000-1,200 (Collar 2001) or 1,200-1,500 (BASP 2004) in DPRK, and 1,000 birds in China (Zhiying 2009).



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