Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Platalea ajaja Common name Roseate Spoonbill
Population name N Neotropics to S USA
Breeding range N Neotropics, Mexico, S USA Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
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 1 1993 1993 100,000 1,000,000 [R119]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R15]
WPE 3 0 0 100,000 250,000 [R108]
WPE 4 0 0 100,000 250,000 [R108]
WPE 5 1994 1994 100,000 250,000 Best guess [S6501] [R108]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 2 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 3 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 4 1982 1992 STA [R119]
WPE 5 1982 1992 STA [R119]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1800
WPE 4 2006 1800
WPE 5 2012 1600

References

  • R119 - Canevari, P. (pers. comm.). 1993. Unpublished information from Neotropical Wetlands Program.
  • R15 - Antas, P.T.Z. In litt. 1993. Unpublished data concerning South American waterbirds.
  • 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.

Notes

  • S6501 - No new data other than Estimate of 27,928-109,125 for Central America (BirdLife Internationmal 2008a).



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