Sangkar White-eye Zosterops melanurus

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1865

Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d+4d

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable due to a suspected rapid and continuing population decline caused by unsustainable levels of exploitation for the cagebird trade, following a rapid increase in the volume of trade and an increase in the price per bird.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 189,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Zosterops melanurus. Downloaded from on 23/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/04/2021.