Red List Category
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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.
1800-2300 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome