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Table 3 Number of threatened waterbird species in China in each order

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

Order CR EN VU NT LC DD Total
Gaviiformes 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
Podicipediformes 0 0 0 2 3 0 5
Pelecaniformes 1 6 1 3 15 7 33
Suliformes 0 0 0 1 3 1 5
Ciconiiformes 0 1 1 0 1 2 5
Phoenicopteriformes 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Anseriformes 2 3 3 8 22 13 51
Gruiformes 1 3 6 2 12 3 27
Charadriiformes 2 3 5 11 74 25 120
Total 6 16 16 27 132 54 251
  1. Nine species of new distribution records in China were not assessed in recent years
  2. CR Critically Endangered, EN Endangered, VU Vulnerable, NT Near Threatened, LC Least Concern, DD Data Deficient