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Long-tailed Fantail Rhipidura opistherythra



Family: Rhipiduridae (Fantails)

Authority: Sclater, 1883

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, occurring on a limited number of small and isolated islands, and is therefore likely to be susceptible to habitat loss and modification. Declines may already be occurring as a result of logging; however, the species's habitat and population are not regarded as being severely fragmented or restricted to a few locations. Consequently this species is considered Near Threatened.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 6,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Rhipidura opistherythra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/04/2017.