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Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Laubmann, 1917

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species exists at naturally low numbers, as a result of its narrow habitat requirements, thus it may have a moderately small population, and is likely to be declining as a result of habitat loss and fragmentation throughout its range. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,460,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Alcedo hercules. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.