Asian Woollyneck Ciconia episcopus

Family: Ciconiidae (Storks)

Authority: (Boddaert, 1783)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species is listed as Vulnerable because it is suspected to be undergoing a rapid population decline owing mainly to habitat loss and persecution.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 18,900,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Ciconia episcopus. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.