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New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles savesi



Family: Aegothelidae (Owlet-nightjars)

Authority: Layard & Layard, 1881

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D

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Justification of Red List category
Known only from two specimens, one sighting in the 1990s and only three other reports, this very poorly known species is classified as Critically Endangered on the basis of a tiny known population which is presumed to be undergoing a continuing decline.



Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 12 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aegotheles savesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.