VU
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 is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population that is inferred to be in slow decline owing to habitat loss from forest clearance for subsistence gardens and hunting of adult males for their plumes.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 78,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Paradisornis rudolphi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2017.