Papuan Swiftlet Aerodramus papuensis

Family: Apodidae (Swifts)

Authority: (Rand, 1941)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from only a handful of specimens and may be unidentifiable in the field. Although it may be locally common, there is no information on its likely distribution extent, population size, trends or threats. For these reasons, it is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 315,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Aerodramus papuensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2022.