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Low
Concern

Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea
Long-term Trend:
Stable
Current Trend:
Strong Decline
Distribution Range Size:
Very Large
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Conservation
Categories

Global Red List:

Least Concern

Wildlife Protection Act:

Schedule-IV
Purple Heron
Purple Heron

Additional Information

Long-term Trend (%)
21.12
Long-term Trend CI (%)
21.17
Current Annual Change (%)
-8
Current Annual Change CI (%)
2.11

Distribution Range Size (sq.km)

1453914

Distribution Range Size CI (sq.km)

951
Migratory Status
Resident
Habitat Specialization
Wetland
Endemicity
Non-Endemic

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To cite this page: SoIB 2020. State of India’s Birds factsheet:
Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea
. Accessed on 2020-07-06.

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