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Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris



Family: Burhinidae (Thick-knees)

Authority: (Vieillot, 1818)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it has a small population. If the population is found to be in decline it might qualify for uplisting to a higher threat category.



Population size: 4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 29,800,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Esacus magnirostris. 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.