Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ardeidae
Scientific name Botaurus stellaris Common name Eurasian Bittern
Population name stellaris, S & E Asia (non-bre)
Breeding range S & SE Russia, Mongolia, N China, Japan Non-breeding range N India - Myanmar, S & E China, Taiwan, Korea, S Japan
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Sometimes ascribed to orientalis.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R124]
WPE 4 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 [R124]
WPE 2 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R123]
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 5 2001 2001 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R124]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1981 1991 DEC [R124]
WPE 4 1981 1991 DEC [R124]
WPE 2 1985 1995 DEC [R123]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1981 1991 DEC [R124]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R124 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2002. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R123 - Chan, S. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information from Eastern Asia.
  • 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.

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