Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea cinerea Common name Grey Heron
Population name monicae
Breeding range Banc d'Arguin, coastal Mauritania Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Sometimes considered a separate species.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 7,500 12,500 [R118]
WPE 4 0 0 7,500 12,500 [R118]
WPE 1 0 0 7,500 7,500 [R118]
WPE 2 0 0 7,500 7,500 [R118]
WPE 5 0 0 7,500 12,500 [R118]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1984 1997 STA [R280]
WPE 4 1984 1997 STA [R280]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1984 1997 STA [R280]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 1 1994 75
WPE 2 1997 75
WPE 5 2012 95

References

  • R118 - Campredon, P. 1987. La reproduction des oiseaux d'eau sur le Parc National du Banc d'Arguin (Mauritanie) en 1984-1985. Alauda 55: 187-210.
  • R280 - Hafner, H. 2000. Herons in The Mediterranean. Pp 32-54 in: Heron Conservation (James.A. Kushlan and Heinz Hafner, Eds.). Academic Press, London.

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