Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Botaurus stellaris Common name Eurasian Bittern
Population name stellaris, South-west Asia (win)
Breeding range Russia E of 55? E to 80? E, Azerbaijan, Iran, Central Asian Republics Non-breeding range S Central Asia, Caspian, Persian Gulf, Turkey to Sub-Saharan Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

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 1 1987 1991 1 25,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 1 25,000 [R519]
WPE 3 2002 2002 25,000 100,000 [R604]
WPE 4 2006 2006 25,000 100,000 [R668]
WPE 5 2006 2006 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 4 2006 2006 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 5 2006 2006 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]
CSR 6 2006 2006 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R668]

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 2003 2012 Unknown No idea

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
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • 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.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.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

Notes




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