Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: Strickland, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a large range, however, given the specific nature of its habitat requirements, the actual area it occupies is believed to be small, occurring at fewer than ten locations in the non-breeding season; at these sites habitat quality is declining. For these reasons it is evaluated as Near Threatened.

Population size: 11000-12000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,060,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Charadrius pallidus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021.