Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Bubulcus ibis Common name Cattle Egret
Population name ibis, East Mediterranean & South-west Asia
Breeding range E Mediterranean & SW Asia Non-breeding range SW Asia to Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf & NE Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes Often placed in genus Ardea.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 [R668]
WPE 3 2002 2002 10,000 100,000 [R604]
WPE 1 1987 1991 1 25,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 1 25,000 [R519]
WPE 5 2005 2005 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 4 2005 2005 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 5 2005 2005 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 6 2005 2005 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1985 2005 INC [R668]
WPE 3 1991 2001 INC [R604]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T5595]
CSR 4 1995 2005 INC Poor
CSR 5 1997 2007 Unknown Poor [T2371] [R888]
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1569 - Sheldon, R. 2017. Estimates of breeding waterbird populations in Central/SW Asia, The Caucasus and the Arabian Peninsula.
  • 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

  • T5595 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1990-2007: -2.1% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T2371 - 898. Trend 1990-2007: -2.1% p.a. – Uncertain.



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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