Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis

Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Pallas, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened. It is restricted to the East Asian-Australasian flyway where loss of key stopover sites in the Yellow Sea region are thought to be responsible for declines in waterbird populations. The species is thought to be declining at a rate approaching the threshold for Vulnerable under the population size reduction criterion, according to thirty years of monitoring data from around Australia and New Zealand (almost meets A2bc+3bc+4bc).

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,360,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Calidris ruficollis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-necked-stint-calidris-ruficollis on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.