Sulu Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides ramsayi

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Hargitt, 1881)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c; B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This woodpecker qualifies as Vulnerable because its range and population are both regarded as very small and undergoing rapid declines as a result of habitat loss.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Picoides ramsayi. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.