Steganopus tricolor 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Aves Charadriiformes Scolopacidae

Scientific Name: Steganopus tricolor (Vieillot, 1819)
Common Name(s):
English Wilson's Phalarope
French Phalarope de Wilson
Phalaropus tricolor SACC (2005)
Phalaropus tricolor AERC TAC (2003)
Phalaropus tricolor tricolor Stotz et al. (1996)
Phalaropus tricolor tricolor Turbott (1990)
Phalaropus tricolor tricolor AOU checklist (1998 + supplements)
Phalaropus tricolor tricolor Cramp and Simmons (1977-1994)
Taxonomic Source(s): Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds). 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-10-01
Assessor(s): BirdLife International
Reviewer(s): Butchart, S. & Symes, A.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be increasing, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is extremely large, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Jamaica; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Suriname; United States; United States Minor Outlying Islands; Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Virgin Islands, British; Virgin Islands, U.S.
Anguilla; Antarctica; Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Belgium; Bermuda; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Bulgaria; Cayman Islands; Côte d'Ivoire; Curaçao; Czech Republic; Denmark; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Estonia; Falkland Islands (Malvinas); Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Latvia; Martinique; Montserrat; Morocco; Namibia; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Oman; Portugal; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); South Africa; South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Spain; Sweden; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; Turks and Caicos Islands; United Kingdom
Present - origin uncertain:
Sri Lanka
Additional data:
Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO):NoEstimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:9270000
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):UnknownExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):No
Continuing decline in number of locations:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations:No
Upper elevation limit (metres):2500
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Increasing
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations:NoPopulation severely fragmented:No
Continuing decline in subpopulations:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in subpopulations:NoAll individuals in one subpopulation:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: BirdLife International. 2016. Steganopus tricolor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22693472A93409634. . Downloaded on 19 July 2018.
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