Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Platalea leucorodia Common name Eurasian Spoonbill
Population name leucorodia, E Asia
Breeding range NE Asia Non-breeding range China, Korea, Japan
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes Asian populations have been assigned separate race, major, but this considered doubtfully valid.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 1 10,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 1 10,000 [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 6,500 6,500 [R737]
WPE 4 0 0 10,000 10,000 [S4422] [R43]
WPE 5 0 0 10,000 10,000 [S6495] [R43]

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 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 4 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 5 1977 1991 DEC [R519]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 65
WPE 4 2006 100
WPE 5 2012 100

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.
  • R737 - Zhiyong, Liu, Zhou Fujun and Zheng Weidong, 1999. An Observation on wintering waterbirds in Linchong Lake and bird count in whole area of Poyong Lake. China Crane News, Vol.3 No.1 June 1999.
  • R43 - Barter, M. et al. in preparation. Waterbird Survey of the Middle and Lower Yangtze River Floodplain in Late January and Early February 2005.

Notes

  • S4422 - 44: 6853 counted in the Yangtze floodplain in February 2005. A reported total of 16,000 in China in 2001 remains unconfirmed (415).
  • S6495 - Barter et al. 2004: 6853 counted in the Yangtze floodplain in February 2005. A reported total of 16,000 in China in 2001 remains unconfirmed (Li & Mundkur (2004)).



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