Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Ciconiidae
Scientific name Leptoptilos javanicus Common name Lesser Adjutant
Population name S & SE Asia
Breeding range S & SE Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 1 10,000 [R519]
WPE 2 0 0 5,000 5,000 [R21]
WPE 3 1999 1999 5,000 5,000 [R68]
WPE 4 2005 2005 5,000 5,000 [S4701] [R64]
WPE 5 2005 2005 5,000 5,000 [S7929] [R64]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 DEC [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1997 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC [R64]
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 1997 50
WPE 3 2002 50
WPE 4 2006 50
WPE 5 2012 50

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R21 - Asian Wetland Bureau and International Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Bureau Japan Committee (IWRB-J). (in press). Draft Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy 1996-2000.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org

Notes

  • S4701 - Estimate may require upward revision in the light of recent estimate of 2,000 in Assam (134).
  • S7929 - Estimate may require upward revision in the light of recent estimate of 2,000 in Assam (134).



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