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Brown-winged Kingfisher Pelargopsis amauroptera



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Pearson, 1841)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C1

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Justification of Red List category
Despite this species's large range, its total population size is probably moderately small as a result of the restricted nature of its preferred mangrove habitats. It is likely to be in moderately rapid decline as a result of habitat destruction, and is therefore considered Near Threatened.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 992,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pelargopsis amauroptera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.