Key Species of EAAFP

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Shorebird Working Group – key species
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name (Link to WWF’s report) IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea NT
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus NT
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis EN
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU
Anatidae Working Group – key species
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri CR
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus EN
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU
Steller’s Eider Polysticta stelleri VU
Crane Working Group – key species
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis EN
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU
Seabird Working Group – key species
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus VU
Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini CR
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda EN
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU
Saunders’s Gull Saundersilarus saundersi VU
Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN
No allocated working group
Species (Link to EAAFP page) Scientific name IUCN Status (Link to BLI’s species fact sheet)
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi EN
White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus EN
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU
Swinhoe’s Rail Coturnicops exquisitus VU
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus EN