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Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis


AUC: 0.9261

The above map shows the simulated distribution for the (Microparra capensis) for the present based on recent observed climate change. The map is generated by relating the species current range to current climate simulations.

See Hole et al. 2009 for further information.

Links
BirdLife International's Climate Change Programme
Case studies on climate change from State of the World’s Birds
IPCC Assessment reports

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Acknowledgements
The modelling and mapping work presented here was undertaken at Durham University with funding from RSPB and using bird range data provided by the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. The MacArthur Foundation funded the production of these maps on this web-page. Anyone wishing to use these maps for any purpose should contact Dr Stephen G. Willis in the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Durham University.

Citation
BirdLife International and Durham University (2014) Species climate change impacts factsheet: Microparra capensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23rd July 2014.

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List status Least Concern
Family Jacanidae (Jacanas)
Species name author (Smith, 1839)
Population estimate
Population trend Unknown
Range estimate (breeding/resident) 3,240,000 km2
Country endemic? No
links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Additional Information on this species