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Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer



Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Nordmann, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small population which is declining as a result of the development of coastal wetlands throughout its range, principally for industry, infrastructure projects and aquaculture. Preliminary analyses of survey data collected at its breeding sites in Russia have provided evidence that the species's population is indeed undergoing a very rapid decline; clarification of these results may lead to a review of its threat status in the near future.



Population size: 600-1300

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 749,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Tringa guttifer. 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.