Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: (Fraser, 1845)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened as it has a small and declining population, but this is divided into a number of subpopulations, the largest of which probably numbers more than 1,000 mature individuals; almost qualifies for listing as threatened under criterion C2a(i).

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,890,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Phegornis mitchellii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/diademed-plover-phegornis-mitchellii on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.