Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Gruidae
Scientific name Anthropoides virgo Common name Demoiselle Crane
Population name NW Africa (bre)
Breeding range Atlas Mts, NW Africa Non-breeding range Sub-Saharan Africa L Chad - Ethiopia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes In previous WPE editions placed in the genus Grus.

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1995 1995 0 50 [R443]
WPE 4 2005 2005 0 0 [R49]
WPE 1 1993 1993 1 10 [R665]
WPE 3 2001 2001 1 30 [R51]
WPE 5 2005 2005 -1 -1

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1985 1995 DEC [R443]
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1994 2004 EXT? [R49]

Population 1% level

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

References

  • R443 - Meine, C.D. and Archibald, G.W. (eds.). 1996. The Cranes: status survey and conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 294 pp.
  • R49 - Beilfuss R., Dodman, T. and Urban, E. (2007) Status of Cranes in Africa in 2005. The Ostrich 78(2): 175-184
  • R665 - Unpublished information provided by IWRB Specialist Research Groups
  • R51 - Beilfuss, R., Williams, E. and Dodman, T. In prep. 2002. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for the Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina. Wetlands International, Dakar.

Notes




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