Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea herodias Common name Great Blue Heron
Population name herodias, W North America
Breeding range W North America Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions North America
Notes Sometimes ascribed to hyperonca.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 4 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 0 0 -1 -1 [S7609]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1966 1991 STA [R635]
WPE 2 1966 1996 STA [R565]
WPE 3 1966 2000 STA [R563]
WPE 4 1966 2000 STA [R563]
WPE 5 1966 2000 STA [R563]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 0 -1

References

  • R635 - Trapp, J. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-1991 compiled by USFWS for IWRB.
  • R565 - Sauer, J.R., Schwartz, S., Peterjohn, B.G. and Hines, J.E. 1996. The North American Breeding Bird Survey Home Page. Version 94.3 Natl. Biol. Serv., Patuxtent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD. URL: http://www.mbr.nbs.gov/bbs/bbs.html.
  • R563 - Sauer, J. R., J. E. Hines, and J. Fallon. 2001. The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966 - 2000. Version 2001.2, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.

Notes

  • S7609 - The population estimate for C & NE N America includes the estimate for this population and also the W N Americas, N Mexico population.



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