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 Mesophoyx intermedia

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Angola Native Extant        
Australia Native Extant        
Bangladesh Native Extant        
Benin Native Extant        
Bhutan Native Extant        
Botswana Native Extant        
Brunei Native Extant        
Burkina Faso Native Extant        
Burundi Native Extant        
Cambodia Native Extant        
Cameroon Native Extant        
Cape Verde Native Extant        
Central African Republic Native Extant        
Chad Native Extant        
China (mainland) Native Extant        
Christmas Island (to Australia) Vagrant Extant        
Congo Native Extant        
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Native Extant        
Côte d'Ivoire Native Extant        
Eritrea Native Extant        
Ethiopia Native Extant        
Gabon Native Extant        
Gambia Native Extant        
Ghana Native Extant        
Guam (to USA) Native Extant   Yes    
Guinea Native Extant        
Guinea-Bissau Native Extant        
India Native Extant        
Indonesia Native Extant        
Japan Native Extant        
Jordan Vagrant Extant        
Kenya Native Extant        
Laos Native Extant        
Lesotho Native Extant        
Liberia Native Extant        
Malawi Native Extant        
Malaysia Native Extant        
Maldives Vagrant Extant        
Mali Native Extant Yes      
Mauritania Native Extant        
Micronesia, Federated States of Native Extant   Yes    
Mozambique Native Extant        
Myanmar Native Extant        
Namibia Native Extant        
Nepal Native Extant        
New Zealand Vagrant Extant        
Niger Native Extant        
Nigeria Native Extant        
North Korea Native Extant        
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Native Extant   Yes    
Oman Native Extant   Yes    
Pakistan Native Extant        
Palau Native Extant   Yes    
Papua New Guinea Native Extant        
Philippines Native Extant        
Russia (Asian) Native Extant        
Rwanda Native Extant        
Senegal Native Extant        
Seychelles Vagrant Extant        
Sierra Leone Native Extant        
Singapore Native Extant        
Somalia Native Extant        
South Africa Native Extant        
South Korea Native Extant        
South Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Sri Lanka Native Extant        
Sudan Native Extant        
Swaziland Native Extant        
Taiwan (China) Native Extant        
Tanzania Native Extant        
Thailand Native Extant        
Timor-Leste Native Extant       Yes
Uganda Native Extant        
United Arab Emirates Vagrant Extant   Yes    
USA Vagrant Extant        
Vietnam Native Extant        
Yemen Vagrant Extant   Yes    
Zambia Native Extant Yes      
Zimbabwe Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Australia Alligator Rivers Floodplains site factsheet
Australia Gwydir Wetlands site factsheet
Australia Macquarie Marshes site factsheet
Cambodia Veal Srongae site factsheet
China (mainland) Wuchishan Dao Nature Reserve site factsheet
Indonesia Dataran Banjir Ogan Komering site factsheet
Kenya Tana River Delta site factsheet
Mali Koumbé Niasso site factsheet
Mali Lac Débo - Lac Oualado Débo site factsheet
Philippines Buguey wetlands site factsheet
Sri Lanka Muturajawela site factsheet
Thailand Lower Central Basin site factsheet
Thailand Sanambin site factsheet
Uganda Kibimba Rice Scheme site factsheet
Zambia Kafue Flats site factsheet

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent
Handicrafts, jewellery, decorations, curios Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Mesophoyx intermedia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Ardeidae (Herons)
Species name author (Wagler, 1829)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change