Black-faced Pitta Pitta anerythra

Family: Pittidae (Pittas)

Authority: Rothschild, 1901

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
The conservation status of this species is not well understood. It has been categorised as Vulnerable on the basis of its very small known population. Further research may show the population to be declining, in which case it would warrant uplisting to a higher threat category. 

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 45,500 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pitta anerythra. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.