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Moorea Sandpiper Prosobonia ellisi



Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from Moorea, French Polynesia, but it has not been recorded since its collection in 1777 and is now Extinct. Predation by introduced rats is thought to have been the primary cause.

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Population trend:

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Prosobonia ellisi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.