Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Ciconia ciconia Common name White Stork
Population name ciconia, W Europe & North-west Africa/Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range NW Africa, Iberia, Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, W Germany, Switzerland Non-breeding range Iberia, West Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 85,000 85,000 [R263]
WPE 2 0 0 85,000 85,000 [R263]
WPE 3 0 0 93,000 93,000 [R576]
WPE 4 0 0 93,000 93,000 [R576]
WPE 5 2004 2005 157,000 158,000 Census based [R1010] [R1073] [R1082] [R1094] [R1141] [R1198] [R1217]
CSR 4 1994 1995 93,000 93,000 Census based [R576]
CSR 5 1994 1995 93,000 93,000 Census based [R576]
CSR 6 2004 2013 141,000 149,000 Census based [S8512] [R1362]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1934 1984 DEC [R263]
WPE 2 1934 1984 DEC [R263]
WPE 3 1985 1995 INC [R576]
WPE 4 1985 1995 INC [R576]
WPE 5 1985 1995 INC Reasonable [R1235] [R1232] [R1231] [R1220] [R1219] [R1218] [R1217]
CSR 4 1985 1995 INC Reasonable [R576]
CSR 5 1985 1995 INC Reasonable [R576]
CSR 6 2000 2012 INC Reasonable [T6509] [R1362]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 850
WPE 2 1997 850
WPE 3 2002 930
WPE 4 2006 930
WPE 5 2012 1600
CSR 4 0 -1
CSR 5 0 -1
CSR 6 0 -1

References

  • R263 - Goriup, P.D. and Schulz, H. 1991. Conservation Management of the White Stork: an International Need and Opportunity. pp. 97-127. In: Salathe, T. (ed.). Conserving Migratory Birds. ICBP Technical Publication No.12. ICBP, Cambridge, U.K.
  • R576 - Schulz, H. (1999). The world Population of the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) - results of the 5th International White Stork Census 1994/95. Pp 351-367 in: Weissstorch im Aufwind? White Storks on the up? Proceedings Internat. Symp. on the White Stork, Hamburg
  • R1010 - Asociaci?n Calidris. 2012. Unpublished information from the Neotropical Waterbird Census in Colombia, 1992-2011.
  • R1073 - Frere, E., Quintana, F. and Gandini, P. 2005. Cormoranes de la costa patag?nica: estado poblacional, ecolog?a y conservaci?n. El Hornero 20(1): 35-52.
  • R1082 - Grupo para la Conservaci?n Flamencos Altoandinos (GCFA) and Flamingo Specialist Group. 2010. Fourth simultaneous flamingo census in South America: preliminary results. Bulletin of the Flamingo Specialist Group 18: 61-67.
  • R1094 - Moore, P. and Gape, L. 2008. Final report- Waterbirds in The Bahamas. Bahamas National Trust. Final report to BirdLife International.
  • R1141 - Ottema, O. 2006. Waterbirds in Suriname: Final report. STINASU Foundation for Nature Conservation Suriname, Paramaribo (unpublished report).
  • R1198 - Yorio, P., Garc?a Borboroglu, P. and Petracci, P.F. 2012. Unpublished information on the Olrog's Gull (Larus atlanticus).
  • R1217 - Rosa, G., Encarna??o, V., [et al.] 2005. V. Censo Nacional de Cegonha-branca Ciconia ciconia 2004. Lisboa, Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves e Instituto da Conserva??o da Natureza: 40 pp.
  • R1235 - Thomsen, K.M. 2006. Report for the 6th International White Stork Census: Preliminary results of the VI. International White Stork Census 2004/05 http://bergenhusen.nabu.de/zensus/zensus2006/worldpopulation.pdf
  • R1232 - Hamdi, N., Afdhal, B. et al. 2007. La Nidification de la Cigogne Blanche Ciconia ciconia en Tunisie durant les ann?es 2003-2005." Alauda 75(4): 416-417.
  • R1231 - Laamarani, L., El Agbani, M.A., Qninba, A. and Rguibi Idrissi, H. Recensement au Maroc de la population nicheuse de Cigogne blanche (Ciconia ciconia L.) en 2005.
  • R1220 - Storch Schweiz, H. 2005. Storch Schweiz - Cigogne Suisse Bulletin 2004/2005 Nr. 34. Kleindietwil, Schweizerische Ges. f?r den Wei?storch Storch Schweiz.
  • R1219 - NABU BAG Wei?storchschutz. 2005. Mitteilungsblatt 97/2005. Loburg, NABU BAG Wei?storchschutz: 20 S.
  • R1218 - Molina, B. and del Moral, J.C. 2005. La Cig?ena Blanca en Espana. SEO/BirdLife, Madrid, .
  • R1362 - European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (in prep) Population and trend data provided by the EU Member States in the frame of their reporting under Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive. Online fact sheets. European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, Paris. URL: http://bd.eionet.europa.eu/activities/Reporting/Article_12/Reports_2013/Member_State_Deliveries. Accessed on 31 July 2014.
  • R1549 - BirdLife International 2015. European Red List of Birds. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. http://datazone.birdlife.org/info/euroredlist

Notes

  • S8512 - The total of nations population estimates is 46,859-49,715 pairs, i.e. 141,000-149,000 individuals (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep.).
  • T6509 - Overall large increase (4% and 3%) during 2000-2012 and 1980-2012 respectively (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep.).



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