Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea purpurea Common name Purple Heron
Population name purpurea, SW Asia (bre)
Breeding range Russia 55?-80? E, Central & SW Asia Non-breeding range Persian Gulf, Nile Valley, Sub-Saharan Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes In WPE2 this population belonged to one single population (E Europe/SW Asia (breeding)).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2002 2002 10,000 25,000 [R604]
WPE 4 2006 2006 10,000 25,000 [R668]
WPE 5 2006 2006 10,000 25,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 6 2006 2006 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S8489]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 250
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.

Notes

  • S8489 - WI/IUCN Heron SG (2005)



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