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Silver Oriole Oriolus mellianus



Family: Oriolidae (Orioles and figbirds)

Authority: Stresemann, 1922

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Vulnerable because its population is estimated to be smaller than previously thought. It qualifies as Endangered because it is estimated to have a very small population, which is in decline owing to habitat loss and fragmentation.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 236,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Oriolus mellianus. 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.