Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Mycteria leucocephala Common name Painted Stork
Population name South Asia
Breeding range Pakistan, India, Nepal Non-breeding range Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Asia
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 3 1987 1991 15,000 15,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 25,000 25,000 [S4539] [R32]
WPE 1 1987 1991 15,000 15,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 15,000 15,000 [R519]
WPE 5 0 0 25,000 25,000 [S6529] [R32]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 150
WPE 4 2006 250
WPE 1 1994 150
WPE 2 1997 150
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R32 - Balachandran, S., in litt. 2005.
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org

Notes

  • S4539 - 33: Indian population c. 25,000. Over 8,000 recorded in AWC in 2003.
  • S6529 - 33: Indian population c. 25,000. Over 8,000 recorded in AWC in 2003.



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