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Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population and is therefore classed as Near Threatened. It faces a number of threats and the population may be smaller than currently estimated. If it is found that the population size is very small and declining, the species may qualify as threatened.

Population size: 12000 mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 545,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic - realm
Land-mass type - Australia - Australia is classified as an Island-Continent.
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Oxyura australis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016.