VU
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus



Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: (Richmond, 1896)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is believed to be undergoing a continuing decline owing to pressures on its wetland habitats.



Population size: 1800-2300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 352,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Charadrius thoracicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/07/2017.