Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Charadriidae > Genus: Vanellus > Species: Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Plover - Vanellus leucurus Lichtenstein, 1823

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A624


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Abibe-de-cauda-branca Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Avefría Coliblanca Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Czajka stepowa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fehérfarkú lilebíbic Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pavoncella codabianca Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sumpvipa Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Suohyyppä Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vanneau à queue blanche French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Weißschwanzkiebitz German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
White-tailed Plover English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Witstaartkievit Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Chettusia leucura (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Charadrius leucurus Lichtenstein, 1823

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