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Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis



Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Endangered as new information suggests it is undergoing a very rapid population decline which is suspected to have been primarily driven by habitat loss and deterioration in the Yellow Sea region. Further proposed reclamation projects are predicted to cause additional declines in the future



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,890,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Numenius madagascariensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.