Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Threskiornis aethiopicus Common name African Sacred Ibis
Population name Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa 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 200,000 -200,000 [R665]
WPE 4 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 [R190]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R667]
WPE 3 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 2001 2001 200,000 450,000 Expert opinion [R190]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R665]
WPE 4 1985 2005 STA [R668]
WPE 2 1986 1996 STA [R667]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R604]
WPE 5 1995 2005 STA Poor [R668]
CSR 4 1995 2005 STA Poor [R668]
CSR 5 1995 2005 STA Poor [R668]
CSR 6 1995 2005 STA Poor [R668]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 4 2006 3300
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 3300
WPE 5 2012 3000
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups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 Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.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