Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardea purpurea Common name Purple Heron
Population name bournei
Breeding range Cape Verde Islands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes May merit full specific status (del Hoyo et al. (1992)).

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 0 50 [R305]
WPE 2 0 0 0 50 [R305]
WPE 3 0 0 0 50 [R305]
WPE 4 0 0 0 50 [R305]
WPE 5 0 0 1 50 [R305]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 DEC [R305]
WPE 2 1982 1992 DEC [R305]
WPE 3 1982 1992 DEC [R305]
WPE 4 1982 1992 DEC [R305]
WPE 5 1982 1992 DEC [R305]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R305 - Hazevoet, C.J. 1992. A review of the Santiago Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea bournei) with a report of a new colony. Bird Conservation International (1992) 2: 15-23.

Notes




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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on