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New Zealand dotterel

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    • Charadrius obscurus
    • Dotterel, New Zealand
    • Dotterel, Red-breasted
    • Red-breasted dotterel
    • Red-breasted plover
    • Tuturiwhatu
    • Tuturiwhatu pukunui
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Dowding, J.E. Natal and breeding dispersal of northern New Zealand dotterels, c2001:p. 16 (New Zealand dotterel (Charadrius obscurus))
    • found: ITIS, Jan. 29, 2004(Charadrius obscurus J.F. Gmelin, 1789 -- valid)
    • found: 2003 IUCN red list of threatened species, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(Charadrius obscurus, New Zealand dotterel)
    • found: UNEP-WCMC species database, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(Charadrius obscurus Gmelin, 1789. Common name: New Zealand Dotterel; Red-breasted Plover. This species has a small population and small, fragmented subpopulations, though some are likely to number more than 250 mature individuals. The certain extirpation of the southern subspecies has been averted due to an ongoing extensive predator control operation, and numbers are now gradually increasing. The status of the northern subspecies, however, is uncertain, and though there is evidence to suggest that overall numbers may have begun to increase, populations in some areas have undergone substantial declines, and this species has been listed as Vulnerable as a precaution.)
    • found: Annotated list of shorebirds (waders) of the world, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(New Zealand Dotterel (Charadrius obscurus))
    • found: Birds to watch 2, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(New Zealand Dotterel Charadrius obscurus breeds on exposed mountain tops at 500-900 m on Stewart Island (c.60 birds and declining), among sand-dunes in the northern part of North Island (c.1,350 birds) and formerly on mountain slopes, foothills and plains of eastern South Island, New Zealand.)
    • found: Sibley and Monroe's world list of birds, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(Charadrius obscurus, Red-breasted Plover)
    • found: Birds of the world : a Clements-like listing, via WWW, Jan. 29, 2004(Charadrius obscurus, Red-breasted Dotterel)
    • found: NZERN - the New Zealand Ecological Restoration Network WWW site, Jan. 29, 2003(Charadrius obscurus. Common name: New Zealand Dotterel. Maori name: Tuturiwhatu)
    • found: N.Z. Dept. of Conservation home page, Jan. 29, 2004:conservation/plants and animals/native animals/New Zealand dotterel (New Zealand dotterel, Tuturiwhatu pukunui (Charadrius obscurus); NZ dotterel; NZ dotterels; two subspecies: Northern NZ dotterel (C.o.aquilonius), Southern NZ dotterel (C.o.obscurus))
  • LC Classification

    • QL696.C43
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-01-29: new
    • 2004-03-03: revised
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