Wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis

Family: Charadriidae (Plovers)

Authority: Quoy & Gaimard, 1830

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population, which is undergoing a continuing decline owing to habitat degradation and the impacts of introduced predators.

Population size: 3000-3300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 23,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Anarhynchus frontalis. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.