Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This migratory species is suspected to be in moderately rapid decline as a result of habitat degradation and loss on its wintering grounds. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened as it almost qualifies for listing as threatened under criteria A2c+3c+4c, and should be carefully monitored.
U mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
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.
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome