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Bismarck Kingfisher Ceyx websteri



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Hartert, 1898)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c; C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is judged to be Vulnerable on the basis of an estimated small population which is likely to be declining through habitat loss and degradation. However, researching its population size, tolerance of habitat changes and dispersal between subpopulations may lead to reclassification.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 175,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ceyx websteri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2017.