Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Platalea leucorodia Common name Eurasian Spoonbill
Population name leucorodia, Western Asia/South-west & South Asia
Breeding range Central & SW & S Asia Non-breeding range SW & S Asia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Often included in nominate.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1987 1991 23,000 23,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 100,000 [S4418] [R32]
WPE 1 1987 1991 23,000 23,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 23,000 23,000 [R519]
WPE 5 2005 2005 23,000 23,000 Best guess [R32]
CSR 4 2005 2005 23,000 23,000 Best guess [R32]
CSR 5 2005 2005 23,000 23,000 Best guess [R32]
CSR 6 1990 2007 15,000 15,000 Best guess [S8234] [R1335]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R319]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R319]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T5781]
CSR 4 1990 2000 STA No idea [R66]
CSR 5 1997 2007 Unknown No idea [T2815] [R888]
CSR 6 0 0 Unknown

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 230
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 1 1994 230
WPE 2 1997 230
WPE 5 2012 230
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.
  • R319 - Hoffman, T.W., Deepal Warakagoda, U. Sirivardena, 2002. Unpublished information on the birds of Sri Lanka.
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.
  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R888 - Wetlands International, 2012. Results of trend analysis undertaken for CSR5 2012, presented in Annex 4. http://www.unep-aewa.org/meetings/en/mop/mop5_docs/pdf/mop5_14_csr5.pdf
  • R1335 - Triplet, P., Overdijk, O., Smart, M., Nagy, S., Schneider-Jacoby, M., Karauz, E.S., Pigniczki, Cs., Baha El Din, S., Kralj, J., Sandor, A., Navedo, J.G. (Compilers). 2008. International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia. AEWA Technical Series No.35. Bonn, Germany. URL: http://www.eurosite.org/files/International_SSAP_Conservation_Eurasian_Spoonbill.pdf for main document and http://www.unep-aewa.org/sites/default/files/publication/ts_35_ssap_eurasian_spoonbill_annexes_0.pdf for Annexes including national population estimates.

Notes

  • S4418 - 33: >25,000 estimated in India
  • T5781 - Wetlands International 2012. Trend 1995-2007: -0.6% p.a. ? Uncertain.
  • T2815 - 898. Trend 1995-2007: -0.6% p.a. – Uncertain.
  • S8234 - Based on questionnaire survey in 2007.



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