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Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris



Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Horsfield, 1821)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Endangered owing to recent evidence showing a very rapid population decline caused by reclamation of non-breeding stopover grounds, and under the assumption that further proposed reclamation projects will cause additional declines in the future.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,920,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Calidris tenuirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.