Whistling Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx lemaireae

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: Boesman & Collar, 2019

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abc+3c+4abc

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is suspected to be undergoing moderately rapid population declines due to habitat loss and degradation. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened, but further information on population trends may mean that the species's Red List status requires re-evaluation.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,450,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cercococcyx lemaireae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/whistling-long-tailed-cuckoo-cercococcyx-lemaireae on 27/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/09/2023.