Snares Island Snipe Coenocorypha huegeli

Family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)

Authority: (Tristram, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population and a restricted range, with the plausible threat of becoming Vulnerable or Endangered in a very short time were invasive mammalian predators to be accidentally introduced. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1000-1500

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,260 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Coenocorypha huegeli. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/snares-island-snipe-coenocorypha-huegeli on 03/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/06/2023.