Vanuatu Kingfisher Todiramphus farquhari

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1899)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small population which is likely to be declining through forest loss and degradation. Rates of forest loss have been lower than predicted, and the species appears moderately tolerant of habitat degradation.

Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Todiramphus farquhari. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/03/2021.