Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species' population size is thought to be increasing owing to ongoing translocations to predator-free islands, it has an extremely small population of less than 250 mature individuals and a very restricted range. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 170 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,500 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Thinornis novaeseelandiae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/shore-plover-thinornis-novaeseelandiae on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/12/2023.