Papuan Whipbird Androphobus viridis

Family: Psophodidae (Whipbirds and wedgebills)

Authority: (Rothschild & Hartert, 1911)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly-known species is known  from only seven sites on New Guinea and although it appears to occur at very low population densities, it is secretive and likely to be overlooked unless singing.  There is no information on its likely distribution extent, population size, trends or threats, but it is unlikely to be threatened by habitat loss or degradation.  For these reasons, it is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 110,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Androphobus viridis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/04/2021.