Moustached Hawk-cuckoo Hierococcyx vagans

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: (Müller, 1845)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is categorised as Near Threatened because it is restricted to forest in a region where deforestation is occurring at a rapid rate, implying that it is experiencing ongoing population declines that are at least moderately rapid. It is not considered more threatened because it shows some tolerance of habitat degradation and ranges into montane areas where forest is typically more secure. 

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,160,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hierococcyx vagans. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/moustached-hawk-cuckoo-hierococcyx-vagans on 04/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/06/2023.