Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Family: Ciconiidae (Storks)

Authority: (Latham, 1790)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc;C1

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Justification of Red List category
Overall, this species has undergone a moderately rapid population reduction, which is projected to continue, and it has a moderately small population. It is therefore classed as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 27,500,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - Australia
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-necked-stork-ephippiorhynchus-asiaticus on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.