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River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii



Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: (Lesson, 1826)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened on the basis that it is expected to undergo a moderately rapid population decline over the next three generations owing to human pressures on riverine ecosystems and the construction of dams.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,770,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Vanellus duvaucelii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.