St Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: (Harting, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category

This species is considered Vulnerable owing to its small population. It remains threatened by land-use change, particularly human infrastructure development, and nest predation by invasive predators.

Population size: 545

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 70 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Charadrius sanctaehelenae. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.