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Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri



Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

Authority: (Brandt, 1847)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abcde+4abcde

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Justification of Red List category
Rapid declines at one site, and a suite of threats that could impact the population as a whole suggest that the species is overall declining at a rate that is at least moderately rapid. Thus the species is listed here as Near Threatened, but future surveys could show that the species is declining at an even greater rate.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,060,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Somateria fischeri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018.