Ardea herodias - Rangewide with emphasis on the PNW

This species is complete.
Author(s) Expertise:
Sensitivity Factor Sensitivity Help
1 - 7 (one being least sensitive, seven being most sensitive)
Confidence Help
1 - 5 (one being least sensitive, five being most sensitive)
Generalist/Specialist 3 Medium 4 Good
Physiology 2 Medium-Low 2 Poor
Life History 4 Medium-High 4 Good
Habitat 7 Extremely High 4 Good
Dispersal Ability 1 Low 4 Good
Disturbance Regimes 2 Medium-Low 2 Poor
Ecology 4 Medium-High 4 Good
Non-Climatic 2 Medium-Low 3 Fair
Other (weight)

Sensitivity Score Help: 44 Medium

Sensitivity Score

100 * [(0.5 *(Dispersal Distance + Dispersal Barriers) + Disturbance Regimes + (0.5 * Generalist/Specialist) + Physiology + (0.5 * Life History) + Sensitive Habitats + Ecology + Non-Climatic Stressors + (Other * Weight) / 49 + (7 * Weight)]

Note: if Sensitive Habitats are identified, this factor automatically gets a value of seven, otherwise it remains zero.

Confidence Score Help: 3 Fair

Confidence Score

The Confidence Score is an average of the Confidence column above.

Overall User Ranking: 3 Medium

Common Name: 
Great Blue Heron
Is this Species completed: 
Yes