Black-faced Spoonbill is a waterbird restricted mainly to the East Asia region. It is the smallest and rarest of the six spoonbill species in the world. It is recognized as a successful case of conservation with international collaboration, which helped the population recovered from only a few hundred in the 1990s to over 5000 birds in 2021.
- IUCN – Endangered
- Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) – Appendix I