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Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus



Family: Pedionomidae (Plains-wanderer)

Authority: Gould, 1841

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small population which is experiencing an ongoing decline owing to cultivation and overgrazing of natural grassland.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 32,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pedionomus torquatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.