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Wilson's Phalarope Steganopus tricolor



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
Christidis, L. and Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Christidis, L.; Boles, W. E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Cramp, S.; Perrins, C. M. 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.
Turbott, E. G. 1990. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington.
Turbott, E.G. 1990. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 9,270,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 20,100,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Increasing estimated -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.7 - - -

Trend justification: This species has undergone a small or statistically insignificant increase over the last 40 years in North America (data from Breeding Bird Survey and/or Christmas Bird Count: Butcher and Niven 2007).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) V Extant
Antarctica V Extant
Antigua and Barbuda V Extant Yes
Argentina N Extant
Australia V Extant
Bahamas V Extant
Barbados N Extant Yes Yes
Belgium V Extant
Belize N Extant
Bermuda (to UK) V Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) V Extant
Brazil N Extant
Bulgaria V Extant
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Cayman Islands (to UK) V Extant
Chile N Extant
Colombia N Extant
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
Côte d'Ivoire V Extant
Curaçao (to Netherlands) V Extant
Czech Republic V Extant
Denmark V Extant
Dominica V Extant
Dominican Republic V Extant
Ecuador N Extant Yes
El Salvador N Extant
Estonia V Extant
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) V Extant
Finland V Extant
France V Extant
Germany V Extant
Greece V Extant
Grenada V Extant
Guadeloupe (to France) V Extant Yes
Guatemala N Extant
Haiti V Extant
Honduras N Extant
Iceland V Extant
Ireland V Extant
Italy V Extant
Jamaica N Extant Yes Yes
Japan V Extant
Latvia V Extant
Martinique (to France) V Extant
Mexico N Extant
Montserrat (to UK) V Extant
Morocco V Extant
Namibia V Extant
Netherlands V Extant
New Zealand V Extant
Nicaragua N Extant
Norway V Extant
Oman V Extant Yes
Panama N Extant
Paraguay N Extant
Peru N Extant
Portugal V Extant
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant Yes Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) V Extant
South Africa V Extant
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands V Extant
Spain V Extant
Sri Lanka U Extant
St Kitts and Nevis V Extant
St Lucia V Extant
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) V Extant Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines V Extant
Suriname N Extant
Sweden V Extant
Trinidad and Tobago V Extant
Turkey V Extant
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) V Extant
United Kingdom V Extant
United States Minor Outlying Islands (to USA) N Extant
Uruguay N Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Reserva de Uso Múltiple Bañados del Río Dulce y Laguna Mar Chiquita
Chile Monumento Natural Laguna de los Cisnes
Ecuador Ciénaga de La Segua
Ecuador Humedales de Pacoa
Ecuador Lagunas de Ecuasal-Salinas
Mexico Lago de Texcoco
Paraguay Lagunas Saladas - Riacho Yacaré
USA Bear River Bay UT02
USA Farmington Bay UT04
USA Gilbert Bay/South Arm UT05
USA Ogden Bay UT03

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Boreal suitable breeding
Grassland Temperate major breeding
Marine Intertidal Mud Flats and Salt Flats suitable non-breeding
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes major non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Steganopus tricolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2017.