Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Mycteria americana Common name Wood Stork
Population name North America
Breeding range SE USA Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions 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 10,000 15,000 [R665]
WPE 4 2006 2006 28,000 28,000 [S4519] [R668]
WPE 2 0 0 10,000 15,000 [R667]
WPE 3 0 0 20,000 25,000 [R146]
WPE 5 2001 2006 16,600 33,900 Census based [S6523] [R1030]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 DEC [R665]
WPE 4 1985 2005 DEC [R668]
WPE 2 1986 1996 DEC [R667]
WPE 3 1991 2001 DEC [R604]
WPE 5 2001 2006 STA/INC No idea [R1030]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 130
WPE 4 2006 280
WPE 2 1997 130
WPE 3 2002 230
WPE 5 2012 240

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R146 - Coulter, M.C., Rodgers, J.A., Ogden, J.C. and Depkin, F.C. 1999. Wood Stork (Mycteria americana). In: The birds of North America, No 409. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R1030 - Brooks, W.B. and Dean, T. 2008. Measuring the Biological Status of the U.S. Breeding Population of Wood Storks. Waterbirds 31 (Special Publication 1): 50-59.

Notes

  • S4519 - 148 estimates 7,853 breeding pairs (23,559 individuals). 676 update 2005: 9,291-9,416 pairs (27,873-28,248 individuals) in 2003.
  • S6523 - Estimate of 5,560 to 11,279 pairs



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