Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Bubulcus ibis Common name Cattle Egret
Population name ibis, Tropical Africa
Breeding range Tropical Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes Often placed in genus Ardea.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R26]
WPE 3 0 0 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R579]
WPE 4 0 0 1,000,000 1,000,001 [R579]
WPE 5 1990 2001 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R579]
CSR 4 1990 2001 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R579]
CSR 5 1990 2001 1,000,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R579]
CSR 6 1990 2001 1,000,000 10,000,000 Best guess [S8651] [R579] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 6 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

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 2012 20000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R26 - Baker, N. (compiler). 1996. Tanzania Waterfowl Count, January 1995: The first coordinated count of the major wetlands of Tanzania. Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. Dar es Salaam
  • R579 - Scott, D.A. in press, 2002. Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the Agreement Area. Update Report to African Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Secretariat
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S8651 - Population probably numbers 'several million' (Dodman, 2014).



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