Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea cinerea Common name Grey Heron
Population name cinerea, South Asia
Breeding range Central & S Asia Non-breeding range S Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Sometimes assigned to rectirostris.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 20,000 20,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 20,000 20,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 20,000 20,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 100,000 [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 100,000 100,000 [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 200
WPE 2 1997 200
WPE 3 2002 200
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 1000

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.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes




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