Marquesas Kingfisher Todiramphus godeffroyi

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Finsch, 1877)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Critically Endangered as, following its extinction on Hiva Oa, it is now found on only a single small island on which it is suspected to be declining owing to habitat deterioration and predation.

Population size: 350

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 90 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Todiramphus godeffroyi. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.