Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Butorides striata Common name Green-backed Heron
Population name atricapilla
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
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 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R190]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 10000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.

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