Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Ardeola rufiventris Common name Rufous-bellied Heron
Population name Central, Eastern & Southern Africa
Breeding range Uganda & Kenya S to E South Africa, W to Angola, Zambia, N Namibia, N Botswana Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
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Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1993 1993 10,000 100,000 [R665]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R667]
WPE 3 2002 2002 10,000 100,000 [R604]
WPE 4 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 [R668]
WPE 5 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 4 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 5 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 6 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 Best guess [R1394]

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 1990 2000 STA Poor [R190]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R1394 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • 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

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