Tuamotu Sandpiper Prosobonia parvirostris


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Pierce, R.J.; Blanvillain, C. 2004. Current status of the endangered Tuamotu Sandpiper or Titi Prosobonia cancellata and recommended actions for its recovery. Wader Study Group Bulletin 105: 93-100.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Prosobonia parvirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021.