New Britain Kingfisher Todiramphus albonotatus

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Ramsay, 1885)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
New Britain Kingfisher has a small population, which is suspected to be declining as a result of the deforestation and habitat loss occurring on New Britain. Patches of suitable habitat within the range appear to be reasonably connected, and hence the species is thought to form one subpopulation. Therefore, New Britain Kingfisher is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 63,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Todiramphus albonotatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.