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Purple-backed Sunbeam Aglaeactis aliciae



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a single, very small population which is inferred to be declining owing to considerable ongoing habitat degradation through burning for cattle pasture and clearance of its favoured alder woodland habitat to make way for eucalyptus plantations.


Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 180 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aglaeactis aliciae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.