Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Platalea flavipes Common name Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Population name Australia
Breeding range Australia (not Tasmania) Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R108]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R108]
WPE 5 2004 2011 10,000 25,000 Best guess [S6500] [R341] [R484] [R1101]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 4 1990 2000 FLU [R341]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1982 2011 FLU Poor [R1101]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • 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.
  • R341 - Jaensch, Roger, August 2005. Detailed data and notes on numbers and distribution of waterbirds in Australia, updated from Jaensch, 2003, and derived from more than 90 Australian sources including Wetlands International, Birds Australia and Jaensch, 2003,
  • R484 - National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales. Database of aerial surveys of eastern third of Australia, flown over 12 bands/transects, annually in October from 1983 to present.
  • R1101 - Jaensch, R. April 2012. Detailed data and notes on numbers and trends of waterbirds in Australia and other parts of the Oceania region, in a spreadsheet prepared for Wetlands International - Oceania for the 5th edition of WPE.

Notes

  • S6500 - Estimate is based on limited information including aerial survey data; low reliability.



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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on