Blue-headed Pitta Hydrornis baudii

Family: Pittidae (Pittas)

Authority: (Müller & Schlegel, 1845)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
Given its apparent restriction to lowland forest in an area that has suffered extremely rapid destruction of this habitat as a result of conversion to agriculture following commercial logging and uncontrolled fire, this species is suspected to have undergone rapid population declines that are likely to continue. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 939,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hydrornis baudii. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.