Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Butorides striata Common name Green-backed Heron
Population name brevipes
Breeding range Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, N Somalia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes

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 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 10,000 [R190]
WPE 4 0 0 1 25,000 [S3837] [R192]
WPE 5 0 0 1 25,000 Best guess [S7681] [R192]
CSR 6 0 0 1 25,000 Best guess [S8209] [R1330]

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 0 0 Unknown No idea
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 100
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 5 2012 250
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R192 - Dodman, T., 2006. Status, estimates and trends of waterbird populations in Africa. Wetlands International, Dakar.
  • R1330 - Jennings, M.C. 2010. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Arabia. Fauna of Arabia Vol. 25. Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Frankfurt, Germany and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Notes

  • S3837 - Widespread in the whole of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (528); birds on Indian Ocean coast of N Somalia are probably this form (18).
  • S7681 - Widespread in the whole of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (528); birds on Indian Ocean coast of N Somalia are probably this form (18).
  • S8209 - Jennings et al. estimated that the population is 2000 pairs in Arabia.



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