Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Ciconia ciconia Common name White Stork
Population name ciconia, Southern Africa
Breeding range South Africa Non-breeding range Southern to NE Africa
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 30 30 [R665]
WPE 2 0 0 30 30 [R667]
WPE 3 0 0 20 20 [R663]
WPE 4 0 0 20 20 [R663]
WPE 5 2004 2005 7 7 Census based [R1233]
CSR 4 2001 2001 20 20 Census based [R663]
CSR 5 2001 2001 20 20 Census based [R663]
CSR 6 1996 2013 20 30 Census based [R1371]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1982 1992 INC [R665]
WPE 2 1986 1996 INC [R667]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R663]
WPE 4 1991 2001 STA [R663]
WPE 5 1991 2001 DEC Reasonable [R1233]
CSR 4 1991 2001 STA Reasonable [R663]
CSR 5 1991 2001 STA Reasonable [R663]
CSR 6 1992 2002 STA Reasonable [T6651] [R1400]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 1
WPE 2 1997 1
WPE 3 2002 1
WPE 4 2006 1
WPE 5 2012 1
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1

References

  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R663 - Underhill, L., in litt. 2002.
  • R1233 - Mukherjee, A., J. H. Hofmeyer, et al. 2003. Breeding success of White Storks Ciconia ciconia in the Western Cape, South Africa. Bird Numbers 12(2): 33-35.
  • 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/
  • R1400 - Avian Demography Unit (2001)

Notes

  • T6651 - Fluctuating trend of a small population, but overall seems to be stable.



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