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Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora



Family: Paradisaeidae (Birds of paradise)

Authority: Salvin & Godman, 1883

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable because its population is estimated to be very small, thus not as numerous as previously thought, probably existing in two small subpopulations, and inferred to be in decline owing to continued habitat loss and degradation.



Population size: 450

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 3,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Paradisaea decora. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.