Violaceous Coucal Centropus violaceus

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: Quoy & Gaimard, 1830

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is likely to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline as a direct result of conversion of lowland forest to oil palm plantations (revealed through remote sensing).

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 127,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Centropus violaceus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2019.