Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea sumatrana Common name Great-billed Heron
Population name Australia
Breeding range N Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Sometimes ascribed to mathewsae.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R396]
WPE 3 1999 1999 7,500 7,500 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 7,500 7,500 [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1999 1999 7,500 7,500 Best guess [S7627] [R267]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1975 1985 DEC [R396]
WPE 3 1985 1995 STA [R249]
WPE 4 1985 1995 STA [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 1999 STA Poor [R267]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 75
WPE 4 2006 75
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 75

References

  • R396 - Lansdown, R.V. 1986. The status and ecology of the Sumatran Heron (Ardea sumatrana). Interwader publ. No. 21. Kuala Lumpur.
  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.

Notes

  • S7627 - Occurs at low density often in habitat remote from observation; thus, data deficient. Habitat is largely unchanged and not at high risk.



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