Blue-black Kingfisher Todiramphus nigrocyaneus

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Wallace, 1862)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category

This species is known from New Guinea and adjacent islands, and is everywhere rare and localised. The increasing numbers of records, along with data on habitat loss and degradation, suggest that it has a small population and perhaps very small subpopulations undergoing an ongoing slow decline. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,080,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Todiramphus nigrocyaneus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/blue-black-kingfisher-todiramphus-nigrocyaneus on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.