Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Ciconia ciconia Common name White Stork
Population name ciconia, Central & Eastern Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa
Breeding range Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Baltic States, Russia, W to Denmark, E Germany, Austria, S to Balkans, W T Non-breeding range SW Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa Asia Europe
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
AEWA
CAF Action Plan
EUBD
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 400,000 400,000 [R263]
WPE 2 0 0 400,000 400,000 [R263]
WPE 3 0 0 390,000 400,000 [R576]
WPE 4 0 0 390,000 400,000 [R576]
WPE 5 2004 2005 515,000 516,000 Census based [R1221] [R1222] [R1223] [R1224] [R1225] [R1226] [R1227] [R1228] [R1229] [R1230] [R1235]
CSR 4 1994 1995 390,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R576]
CSR 5 1994 1995 390,000 400,000 Expert opinion [R576]
CSR 6 1984 2013 503,000 622,000 Expert opinion [S8513] [R1362] [R63]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1960 1990 DEC [R263]
WPE 2 1960 1990 DEC [R263]
WPE 3 1985 1995 STA [R576]
WPE 4 1985 1995 STA [R576]
WPE 5 1985 1995 INC Reasonable [R1235] [R1230] [R1229] [R1228] [R1227] [R1226] [R1225] [R1224] [R1223] [R1222] [R1221]
CSR 4 1985 1995 STA Reasonable [R576]
CSR 5 1985 1995 STA Reasonable [R576]
CSR 6 2000 2012 STA Reasonable [T6510] [R1362]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 4000
WPE 2 1997 4000
WPE 3 2002 4000
WPE 4 2006 4000
WPE 5 2012 5200
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
  • R1221 - Janaus, M. and Stipniece, A. 2004. Premliminary Results of the White Stork Ciconia ciconia Census in Latvia, 1994. Bird Census News 13: 67-72.
  • R1222 - Karner-Ranner, E. 2004. Internationaler Wei?storchzensus. Wien, BirdLife ?sterreich: 15 S.
  • R1223 - Guziaka, R. and Z. Jakubca, Eds. 2006. Bocian bialy Ciconia ciconia (L.) w Polsce w roku 2004. Wroclaw, Pro Natura.
  • R1224 - Rejman, B. 2005. Ciconia ciconia 2004 - Bericht ?ber die Wei?storchbestandserfassung und 5. Internationalen Bestandsaufnahme der Wei?storchs in der Tschechischen Republik im Jahre 2004. Srpen, BirdLife International; CSO; Exver Food: 12.
  • R1225 - Grishchenko, V. 2010. Monitoring of the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) number dynamics in Ukraine in 1994 - 2009. Bird Numbers 2010: Monitoring, indicators and targets. A. Bermejo. Madrid, SEO/BirdLife: S. 110 - 111.
  • R1226 - Samusenko, I. E. 2007. Current Population status of the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia L.) in Belarus. Prirodnye Resursy. Natural Resources 4: 55-62 (summary).
  • R1227 - Kotrosan, D. 2005. Nesting of White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Bosnia and Herzegovina - the first results of observations. Bilten 1: S. 12 -17.
  • R1228 - Petrov, T., Hristov,I., [et al.]2007. The population of the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Bulgaria in 2004-2005. The White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Bulgaria II, Tseno Petrov: 9-23.
  • R1229 - K?sa, F. 2004. White Stork Census in Romania (2004). Cluj, Association for Bird and Nature Protection "Milvus Group" Romanian Ornithological Society/BirdLife Romania: 4 S.
  • R1230 - Gergelj, J., Puzovic, S. [et al.] 2000. White Stork in Vojvodina in 2000 - Population and Distribution (preliminary report, in Serbo-Croat.) Ciconia 9: 32-44.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • R63 - BirdLife International (2004)b. Birds in Europe, population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 12).
  • 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

  • S8513 - The total reported to the EU Birds Directive Art. 12 process from BG, DK, DE, CZ, AT, EE, HU, LT, LV, PL, RO, SE, SI and SK is 105,506-112,144 pairs (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep.). In addition, 62,160-95,320 pairs breed in BY, BA, HR,GR, MK, MD, RU, RS, ME, TR, UA according to BirdLife International (2004). This results in a total population estimate of 503,000-622,000 individual estimate.
  • T6510 - Based on data from AT, CZ, DK, DE, EE, HU, LT, LV, PL, RO, SE, SI & SK, the population is stable or increasing in most countries except AT and DK. The overall trend is stable both during 2000-2012 and 1980-2012 (European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity, in prep.).
  • S8861 - 171,345 - 186,954 pairs in AT, BA, BG, BY, CH, CZ, DE, GR, HR, HU, LT, LV, MD, ME, MK, PL, RO, RS, RU, SI, SK, TR, UA & XK.



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