Oriental white stork information

Ex situ (captive) population size of the oriental white stork

Captive population size Institution: 19 facilities; population size:185 ( 94 males and 91 females )
December 31, 2020

Population size in each facility
No Facility name Place of the facility Males Females Unknown Total
1 Akita City Omoriyama Zoo Akita City, Akita Prefecture 3 1 0 4
2 Saitama Children's Zoo Higashi matsuyama City, Saitama Prefecture 2 2 0 4
3 Kounotori no Sato Noda City, Chiba Prefecture 2 2 0 4
4 Ueno Zoological Gardens Taito Ward, Tokyo Prefecture 0 2 0 2
5 Tama Zoological Park Hino City, Tokyo Prefecture 26 26 0 52
6 Inokashira Park Zoo Musashino City, Tokyo Prefecture 0 0 0 0
7 Tokyo Sea Life Park Edogawa Ward, Tokyo Prefecture 1 0 0 1
8 Edogawa City Natural Zoo Edogawa Ward, Tokyo Prefecture 1 0 0 1
9 Yokohama Zoological Gardens of Yokohama (ZOORASIA) Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture 2 2 0 4
10 Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Park Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture 0 1 0 1
11 Toyama Municipal Family Park Zoo Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture 1 0 0 1
12 Ishikawa Zoo Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture 2 0 0 2
13 Breeding Facility of Fukui Prefecture Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture 1 1 0 2
14 Osaka Tennoji Zoo Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture 2 1 0 3
15 Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture 29 31 0 60
15 Oriental White Stork Captive Breeding Center (Affiliated facility of the Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork)(※) Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture 20 17 0 37
15 Release facilities located in Asago City and Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture(※) Asago city and Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture 0 0 0 0
16 Asa Zoological Park Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture 1 3 0 4
17 Fukuoka Zoo Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture 1 1 0 2
18 Kujukushima Zoo & Botanical Garden (MoriKirara) Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture 0 0 0 0
19 Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture Tobe Town, Iyo District, Ehime Prefecture 0 1 0 1
Total 94 91 0 185
※Breeding facility managed by Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork

In situ (wild) population of oriental white stork

Wild population size Population: 263 individuals ( 117 males, 146 females, 0 unknown )
Apr 1, 2021

Breakdown Males Females Unknown Total
Released 29 20 0 49
Fledged in the wild 88 125 0 213
Wild 0 1 0 1
Unknown origin 0 0
Total 117 146 0 263
Wild population size is determined following the criteria of Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork as shown below.
Unbanded birds and nestlings are not counted as wild individuals.
Temporarily housed birds are counted neither as captive nor wild individuals.
Individuals rescued before fledging and released to the wild after hand rearing are included.