Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Gruidae
Scientific name Antigone vipio Common name White-naped Crane
Population name Korea, Japan (non-bre)
Breeding range Mongolia, NE China, extreme SE Russia Non-breeding range Korean Peninsula, Japan
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2002 2002 3,200 3,200 [R124]
WPE 1 1992 1992 3,000 3,000 [R714]
WPE 4 2003 2003 3,500 3,500 [S65] [R409]
WPE 2 1995 1995 1,900 2,300 [R443]
WPE 5 2011 2011 4,500 5,000 Expert opinion [S5911] [R1040] [R1199]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1981 1991 STA [R124]
WPE 1 1988 1990 DEC [R328]
WPE 4 1994 2004 STA [R125]
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1994 2004 STA [R125]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 1 1994 30
WPE 4 2006 35
WPE 2 1997 21
WPE 5 2012 45

References

  • R124 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2002. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R714 - Yanagisawa, N., Fujimaki, Y. and Higuchi, H. (pers. comm.). 1993. Japanese data on waterbird population sizes, summarised for IWRB.
  • R328 - ICF. 1991. Winter counts of endangered Cranes. The ICF Bugle 17 (4): 8.
  • R409 - Li, Z. W. D. and Mundkur, T. 2004. Numbers and distribution of Waterbirds and wetlands in the Asia-Pacific Region.Results of the Asian Waterbird Census 1997-2001. Wetlands International, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R125 - Chan, Simba, In litt,. 2005. Unpublished information on Asian waterbirds.
  • R443 - Meine, C.D. and Archibald, G.W. (eds.). 1996. The Cranes: status survey and conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 294 pp.
  • R1040 - Choi, C.Y. 2012. In litt.
  • R1199 - Yutaka Kanai. In litt. 2012.

Notes

  • S65 - 415: 3,094 in Japan and 387 in Korea in AWC 2000.
  • S5911 - New estimate from WBSJ: 3,000-3,500 in Japan (Yutaka Kanai, in litt. 2012,.); New estimate from NIBR January county: 1,500 in Korea (Choi, C.Y. In litt. 2012.



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