Biak Coucal Centropus chalybeus

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1875)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii);C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small range, confined to two small islands, and is suspected to have a moderately small population as a result. Habitat is declining in extent and quality within this area and population declines are likely; thus, the species qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Centropus chalybeus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.