Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Ciconia nigra Common name Black Stork
Population name Southern Africa
Breeding range Southern Africa N to Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1993 1993 1 1,500 [R665]
WPE 4 2001 2001 1,560 4,050 [R190]
WPE 2 0 0 1 1,500 [R667]
WPE 3 2001 2001 1,560 4,050 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 1,560 4,050 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 1,560 4,050 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 1,560 4,050 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 2001 2014 1,560 4,050 Expert opinion [S8668] [R1371]
CSR 7 2001 2014 1,560 4,050 Expert opinion [S8668] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 STA [R665]
WPE 4 1985 2005 STA? [R668]
WPE 2 1986 1996 STA [R667]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA? [R604]
WPE 5 1995 2005 STA? No idea [R668]
CSR 4 1995 2005 STA? Poor [R668]
CSR 5 1995 2005 STA? Poor [R668]
CSR 6 1990 2000 STA? Poor [R1399]
CSR 7 1990 2017 DEC? Reasonable [T7176] [R1599]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 15
WPE 4 2006 30
WPE 2 1997 15
WPE 3 2002 30
WPE 5 2012 25
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 7 2018 25

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R604 - Specialist]] Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2002.
  • R1371 - Dodman, T. 2014. Status, Estimates and Trends of Waterbird Populations in Africa: AEWA-listed African populations. Wetlands International. (CSR6 African populations) URL: https://www.wetlands.org/publications/1304/
  • R1399 - Barnes (2000)
  • R1599 - Smith CCD, Underhill LG, M Brooks 2017. Bird distribution dynamics 11 – the storks of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Biodiversity Observations 8.17: 1–33. http://bo.adu.org.za/content.php?id=312

Notes

  • S8668 - Review of more recent references does not merit change in estimate.
  • T7176 - The species has suffered very large decline in two-third of the species' grid cells between SABAP1 and 2. No trend information is available from other range states.



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