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Plover, St Helena
 
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Scientific Name:
Charadrius sanctaehelenae
Location(s):
Africa, Atlantic Islands, Global Read more
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IUCN
The population has been estimated at 200-220 mature individuals (T. Prater in litt. 2006). However, surveys in 2008 and 2010 found 373 and 397 mature individuals respectively, and the population also exceeded 250 mature individuals in 2007 (F. Burns in litt. 2008). Therefore, although a population e ...
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Wikipedia
The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms and flag. Some older local 5 pence coins (those issued prior to 1998) have the Wirebird on its reverse. ...
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