Bornean Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx radiceus

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: (Temminck, 1832)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is confined to plains-level and lowland forests on Borneo and is suspected to be undergoing a rapid decline because of pervasive forest loss, driven principally by the conversion to plantations (especially palm oil). For this reason it is assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 850,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Carpococcyx radiceus. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.