Wetar Figbird Sphecotheres hypoleucus

Family: Oriolidae (Old World Orioles)

Authority: Finsch, 1898

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a single very small island. Recent estimates suggest the population size may be much greater than was previously thought. The species is therefore classified as Least Concern.

Population size: 60000-100000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sphecotheres hypoleucus. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.