Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Gruidae
Scientific name Bugeranus carunculatus Common name Wattled Crane
Population name Ethiopia
Breeding range Ethiopian Highlands Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Africa
Notes In previous WPE editions, placed in 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 200 200 [R443]
WPE 3 1995 1995 200 200 [R443]
WPE 1 1984 1984 1 10,000 [R137]
WPE 4 2005 2005 1 200 [R49]
WPE 5 2011 2011 250 300 Census based [S5925] [R1110]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 2 1970 1994 DEC [R138]
WPE 3 1991 2001 STA [R190]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

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

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.
  • R138 - Collar, N.J., Crosby, M.J. and Stattersfield, A.J. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds. BirdLife Conservation series No. 4. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK. 407 pp.
  • R190 - Dodman, T. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates in Africa. Unpublished report to Wetlands International.
  • R137 - Collar, N.J. and Stuart, S.N. 1985. Threatened Birds of Africa and Related Islands. Third Edition. ICBP, Cambridge, U.K., and IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
  • R49 - Beilfuss R., Dodman, T. and Urban, E. (2007) Status of Cranes in Africa in 2005. The Ostrich 78(2): 175-184
  • R1110 - Morrison, K. In litt. 2012.

Notes

  • S5925 - In Ethiopia, George Archibald has recently counted 231 birds, so the population is probably between 250 and 300 (and not <200). (Morrison, K. In litt. 2012).



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