Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Blyth, 1860)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Restricted to the lowlands of the Andaman Islands, this species is considered to have a small population size, which is likely to be declining as a result of habitat loss and degradation. Therefore, the species is now listed as Vulnerable, though further information regarding population size and structure could mean that the species's status warrants re-assessment in the future.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 20,600 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dryocopus hodgei. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.