Canarian Oystercatcher Haematopus meadewaldoi

Family: Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)

Authority: Bannerman, 1913

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found in the eastern Canary Islands, but is now Extinct due to overharvesting of its invertebrate prey. It was last collected in 1913, and locally reported to be absent by the 1940s.

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Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Haematopus meadewaldoi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/canarian-oystercatcher-haematopus-meadewaldoi on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.