Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardeola idae Common name Madagascar Pond-heron
Population name Madagascar & Aldabra/Central & Eastern Africa
Breeding range Madagascar, Aldabra, Europa Non-breeding range Central & E Africa
Red List Category Endangered
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 1 10,000 [R289]
WPE 2 0 0 1 10,000 [R289]
WPE 5 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 2001 2001 2,000 6,000 Expert opinion [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1950 2000 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1950 2005 DEC [R64]
WPE 1 1973 1983 DEC [R289]
WPE 2 1973 1983 DEC [R289]
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC Poor [R64]
CSR 4 1995 2005 DEC Poor [R64]
CSR 5 1995 2005 DEC Poor [R64]
CSR 6 1950 2013 DEC Poor [T6636] [R1379]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 40
WPE 4 2006 40
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 35
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R289 - Hancock, J. and Kushlan, J. 1984. The Herons Handbook. Croom Helm, London and Sydney. 288 pp.
  • R1379 - Safford & Hawkins (2013)
  • R1559 - BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2017.
  • 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

  • T6636 - Significant long-term decline.
  • T6828 - Significant long-term decline. BirdLife International (2017) suspects that the decline continues. However, IWC count data suggest modest increase after 2000 (Wetlands International 2017).



Copyright Wetlands International 2012

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