Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Ciconia abdimii Common name Abdim's Stork
Population name Sub-Saharan Africa & SW Arabia
Breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa N of equator, SW Arabia Non-breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa S of equator
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 25,000 100,000 [R555]
WPE 2 0 0 100,000 1,000,000 [R26]
WPE 3 2001 2001 300,000 600,000 [R190]
WPE 4 2001 2001 300,000 600,000 [R190]
WPE 5 2001 2001 300,000 600,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 4 2001 2001 300,000 600,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 5 2001 2001 300,000 600,000 Expert opinion [R190]
CSR 6 1982 2014 300,000 600,000 Expert opinion [S8669] [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1972 1982 STA [R94]
WPE 2 1972 1982 STA [R94]
WPE 3 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 4 1991 2001 DEC [R190]
WPE 5 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190]
CSR 4 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190]
CSR 5 1991 2001 DEC Poor [R190]
CSR 6 1998 2008 STA Poor [T6650] [R1371]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 4500
WPE 4 2006 4500
WPE 5 2012 4200
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R555 - Rose, P.M. and Scott, D.A. 1994. Waterfowl Population Estimates. IWRB Publication 29. Slimbridge, UK.
  • R94 - Brown, L.H., Urban, E.K. and Newman, K. 1982. The Birds of Africa. Volume I. Academic Press, London and New York.
  • R26 - Baker, N. (compiler). 1996. Tanzania Waterfowl Count, January 1995: The first coordinated count of the major wetlands of Tanzania. Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. Dar es Salaam
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • 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/
  • R1548 - Wetlands International (2017) Flyway trend analyses based on data from the African-Eurasian Waterbird Census from the period of 1967-2015. Ede, The Netherlands: Wetlands International. Temporary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r76f4eyuhzu65co/AADzzQkhySsUDsmwFJUcHs91a?dl=0

Notes

  • S8669 - Same estimate retained after review of newer information, including from post-breeding estimate from Niger.
  • T6650 - Dowsett et al. (2008) consider it to be as numerous now as in the past in Zambia.



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