Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis

Family: Motacillidae (Wagtails and pipits)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abc+3bc+4abc

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened as its global population has probably declined by more than 25% over the last three generations, and is continuing to decline, thus approaching the threshold for Vulnerable under the population size reduction criterion (A2abc+3bc+4abc).

Population size: 20500000-40000000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,600,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Anthus pratensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2021.