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Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus



Family: Ardeidae (Herons)

Authority: (Lesson, 1828)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c; C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small population which is thought to be undergoing a moderate decline owing to habitat degradation.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 652,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Zonerodius heliosylus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2017.