Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisornis rudolphi

Family: Paradisaeidae (Birds-of-paradise)

Authority: Finsch & Meyer, 1885

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population that is suspected to be in slow decline owing to habitat loss from forest clearance and hunting of adult males for their plumes. Its population is likely to be composed of small subpopulations. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 3800-20000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 121,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Paradisornis rudolphi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/05/2022.