Short-tailed Frogmouth Batrachostomus poliolophus

Family: Podargidae (Frogmouths)

Authority: Hartert, 1892

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This forest-dependent species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline owing to the extensive loss of lowland forests in Sumatra. It is not considered more threatened because it occurs in lower montane forest where habitat loss has been less rapid.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 146,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Batrachostomus poliolophus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/short-tailed-frogmouth-batrachostomus-poliolophus on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.