VU
Madagascar Pratincole Glareola ocularis



Family: Glareolidae (Coursers, Pratincoles)

Authority: Verreaux, 1833

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because its population is small and undergoing a continuing decline, probably owing to pressures on its wetland habitats.



Population size: 3300-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 691,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Land-mass type - shelf island
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Glareola ocularis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.