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Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus



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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 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 11,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Charadrius thoracicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.