VU
Chatham Snipe Coenocorypha pusilla



Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Buller, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is confined to only four predator-free islands, and has a very small overall range. As such, the accidental introduction of alien species could easily cause its local extinction, and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.



Population size: 1800-2200

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 180 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Coenocorypha pusilla. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.