Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi

Family: Paradisaeidae (Birds-of-paradise)

Authority: Cabanis, 1888

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species qualifies as Near Threatened because although it is fairly common within its small range it probably has a moderately small population and, since it appears to be replaced by a closely related congener in degraded forest, it is probably undergoing a moderately rapid population decline.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Paradisaea guilielmi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2022.