Aves | Ciconiiformes
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 47.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 510.00 g (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Total Length: 44 to 47 cm (Ref. 8812). A coastal kleptoparasite exhibiting plunge diving (Ref. 356). Common scavenger on beaches, also catches fish at water surface. Raids colonies of seabirds for eggs and chicks (Ref. 801).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100)