Chatham Snipe Coenocorypha pusilla

Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Buller, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is confined to only four predator-free islands, and has a very small overall range. As such, the accidental introduction of alien species could easily cause its local extinction, and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1800-2200

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 180 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Coenocorypha pusilla. Downloaded from on 01/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/10/2022.