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Table 1 Population trends of waterbirds in China in each order

From: Population trends, threats, and conservation recommendations for waterbirds in China

Order Declining Stable Increasing Unknown Number of species
Gaviiformes 0 (0.0%) 1 (25.0%) 1 (25.0%) 2 (50.0%) 4
Podicipediformes 1 (20.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (80.0%) 5
Pelecaniformes 12 (34.3%) 8 (22.9%) 3 (8.6%) 12 (34.3%) 35
Suliformes 0 (0.0%) 1 (20.0%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (80.0%) 5
Ciconiiformes 4 (66.7%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (33.3%) 6
Phoenicopteriformes 0 (0.0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1
Anseriformes 21 (38.9%) 4 (7.4%) 4 (7.4%) 25 (46.3%) 54
Gruiformes 5 (17.9%) 7 (25.0%) 0 (0.0%) 16 (57.1%) 28
Charadriiformes 41 (33.6%) 13 (10.7%) 8 (6.6%) 60 (49.2%) 122
Total 84 (32.3%) 35 (13.5%) 16 (6.1%) 125 (48.1%) 260