Strong-billed Honeyeater Melithreptus validirostris

Family: Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters)

Authority: (Gould, 1837)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3c+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
Within the last ten years the species is thought to have rapidly declined primarily due to deforestation, and this is suspected to continue. For this reason the species is evaluated as Vulnerable.

Population size: 135000-270000, 165000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 129,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Melithreptus validirostris. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.