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 Near Threatened because its population is suspected to be small and undergoing a continuing decline, owing to pressures on its wetland habitats.

Population size: 3300-6700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 691,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Glareola ocularis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/madagascar-pratincole-glareola-ocularis on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/12/2023.