St Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae


Anon. 2015. Wirebird Census 2015. The Sentinel (12/02/2015) 3(45): 10. South Atlantic Media Services, Ltd.

Burns, F., McCulloch, N., Székely, T. and Bolton, M. 2013a. The impact of introduced predators on an island endemic, the St Helena Plover, Charadrius sanctaehelenae. Bird Conservation International 23: 125-135.

Burns, F., McCulloch, N., Szekely, T. and Bolton, M. 2013b. No overall benefit of predator exclosure cages for the endangered St. Helena plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae. Ibis 155(2): 397-401.

McCulloch, G. 2006. Lappet-faced Vulture - a social hunter? Africa - Birds & Birding 11: 32-34.

McCulloch, N. 1992. The status and ecology of the St Helena Wirebird. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, U.K.

McCulloch, N. 1999. St Helena wirebird: the forgotten plover. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 6(2): 95-99.

McCulloch, N. 2009. Recent decline of the St Helena Wirebird Charadrius sanctaehelenae. Bird Conservation International 19(1): 33-48.

Mcculloch, N.; Norris, K. 2001. Diagnosing the cause of population changes: localized habitat change and the decline of the endangered St Helena wirebird. Journal of Applied Ecology 38: 771-783.

Norris, K.; McCulloch, N. 1999. The Wirebird project.

Pitman, C. R. S. 1965. The eggs and nesting habits of the St Helena Sand-plover or Wirebird, Charadrius pecuarius sanctae-helenae (Harting). Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 85: 121-129.

Rowe, R. 1998. Changing times on St Helena Island. Ecos 19: 20-26.

Rowlands, B. W.; Trueman, T.; Olson, S. L.; McCulloch, M. N.; Brooke, R. K. 1998. The Birds of St Helena. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring, UK.

RSPB. undated. Species Action Plan for St Helena Wirebird Charadrius sanctahelenae.

Smith, D. 1997. The progress and problems of the 'endemic section' of St. Helena Island. Oryx 31: 218.

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BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Charadrius sanctaehelenae. Downloaded from on 16/08/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/08/2018.