Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Mycteria americana Common name Wood Stork
Population name Mexico, Caribbean, Central America
Breeding range Mexico, Caribbean, C America 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 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 100,000 [R667]
WPE 3 2002 2002 10,000 100,000 [R604]
WPE 4 2006 2006 10,000 100,000 [S4514] [R668]
WPE 5 2005 2005 100,000 1,000,000 Best guess [S6522] [R1114]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 5 2012 10000

References

  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R1114 - Komar, O., Angehr, G., Eisermann, K., Herrera, N. and Zolotoff, J.M.. 2006. Waterbird Population Estimates for Central America. IV North American Ornithological Conference. unpublished report.

Notes

  • S4514 - 393 estimate 32,000-46,000 breeding adults in Americas N of the equator (48,000-69,000 individuals).
  • S6522 - Estimate of 111,402-1,031,000 for Central America (BirdLife International 2008a); estimate of 100-249 for Cuba (Acosta-Cruz and Mugica-Vald?s 2006;) No estimate for Mexico.



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