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Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce

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Justification of Red List category
The species is classified as Critically Endangered because its population is inferred to have undergone extremely rapid declines over the past three generations (24 years). These declines have been driven primarily by drought, compounded by habitat loss caused by historic clearance for agriculture, and possibly competition with other native species, particularly Noisy Miner.


Population size: 350-400 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 8,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - Australia - Australia is classified as an Island-Continent.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Xanthomyza phrygia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.