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Wirebird St Helena

Wirebird, St Helena plover

National bird of St Helena

What you need to know about the Wirebird

The wirebird (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), also known as the St. Helena plover, is a charismatic and endangered bird species endemic to St. Helena. With its distinctive long legs and habit of nesting in open terrain, this small shorebird has become a symbol of the island's unique wildlife and conservation efforts. Conservationists and locals alike work diligently to protect its habitat and ensure the survival of this beloved national emblem.

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Wirebird St Helena

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