LC
Puna Plover Charadrius alticola



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status altitudinal migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass 44.90000153 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 892,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.2 - - -

Trend justification: The population trend is difficult to determine because of uncertainty over the impacts of habitat modification on population sizes.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Chile N Extant
Peru N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Bolsón de Pipanaco
Bolivia Lago Poopó y Río Laka Jahuira
Bolivia Reserva Biológica Cordillera de Sama
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Apolobamba
Chile Parque Nacional Lauca
Peru Cotahuasi
Peru Covire
Peru Lago de Junín
Peru Lago Lagunillas
Peru Lago Parinacochas
Peru Laguna Maquera
Peru Ramis y Arapa (Lago Titicaca, sector Peruano)
Peru Reserva Nacional de Paracas
Peru Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras
Peru Reserva Nacional Salinas y Aguada Blanca
Peru Río Tambo y Lagunas de Mejía
Peru Santuario Histórico Machu Picchu
Peru Santuario Nacional de Calipuy

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools major resident
Altitude 3000 - 4500 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 4700 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Charadrius alticola. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2019.