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Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) – Red-necked Stint

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
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Identification:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits grasslands and the neritic zones of the tundra region. It is migratory, breeding in Russia and U.S.A (Alaska), and wintering on India, China, Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia (BirdLife International 2016). 

Conservation Status:
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threats to its persistence come from habitat degradation and pesticide usage (BirdLife International 2016).

References:
BirdLife International 2016. Calidris ruficollis . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22693383A93401907. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22693383A93401907.en. Accessed on 15 February 2020.


Aves > Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae > Calidris


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) – Red-necked Stint. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/985/Calidris-ruficollis
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