Salvadori's Nightjar Caprimulgus pulchellus

Family: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)

Authority: Salvadori, 1879

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because there are some indications that it has a moderately small population that may be undergoing a continuing decline owing to forest loss. However, little is currently known about the species's population size and structure, and the impact of threats, thus further research is warranted.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 262,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Caprimulgus pulchellus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/salvadoris-nightjar-caprimulgus-pulchellus on 29/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/05/2023.