South Georgia Pipit Anthus antarcticus

Family: Motacillidae (Wagtails and pipits)

Authority: Cabanis, 1884

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i);D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classed as Near Threatened owing to its small population and small range on one island, which remains susceptible to the introduction of rats. Should any immediate threat arise, this species should be uplisted as a matter of urgency.

Population size: 6000-8000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Antarctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Anthus antarcticus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021.