Javan Plover Charadrius javanicus

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: Chasen, 1938

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a narrow range in which development and recreation are putting pressure on critical breeding habitats. It is suspected to have a small population, and this is thought to be declining; it is consequently classified as Near Threatened, although further information about population structure may mean the species warrants uplisting in the future.

Population size: 1300-4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Charadrius javanicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2021.