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Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca

AUC: 0.8782

The above map shows the simulated distribution for the (Egretta ardesiaca) for the present based on recent observed climate change. The map is generated by relating the species current range to current climate simulations.

See the methodology linked below for further details on the methods used for simulating the potential future range changes.

BirdLife International's climate change pages
IPCC Assessment reports

The modelling and mapping work presented here was undertaken at Durham University with funding from RSPB and using bird range data provided by the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. The MacArthur Foundation funded the production of these maps on this web-page. Anyone wishing to use these maps for any purpose should contact Dr Stephen G. Willis in the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Durham University.

BirdLife International and Durham University (2014) Species climate change impacts factsheet: Egretta ardesiaca. Downloaded from on 12th July 2014.

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List status Least Concern
Family Ardeidae (Herons and egrets)
Species name author (Wagler, 1827)
Population estimate
Population trend Stable
Range estimate (breeding/resident) 8,500,000 km2
Country endemic? No
links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Additional Information on this species