Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Threskiornis melanocephalus Common name Black-headed Ibis
Population name South Asia
Breeding range S Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 10,000 25,000 [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 1 10,000 [R108]
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 25,000 [S4337] [R32]
WPE 5 0 0 25,000 25,000 [S6471] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R319]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R319]
WPE 5 1991 2001 STA [R319]

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

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.
  • R108 - Byers, O., et al., Ed. 1995. Stork, Ibis, and Spoonbill Conservation Assessment and Management Plan: Working Document. IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group: Apple Valley, MN.
  • R319 - Hoffman, T.W., Deepal Warakagoda, U. Sirivardena, 2002. Unpublished information on the birds of Sri Lanka.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S4337 - 33: Indian population estimated at 20,000. 413: 6,750 recorded by AWC in 2002.
  • S6471 - 33: Indian population estimated at 20,000. Li in litt. 2005: 6,750 recorded by AWC in 2002.



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