Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus

Family: Dicruridae (Drongos)

Authority: (Ridgway, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a very small population, which occupies a small range. The species is threatened by introduced and native predators. However, there is no evidence of a decline in the population at present.

Population size: 1000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 390 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dicrurus aldabranus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/aldabra-drongo-dicrurus-aldabranus on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/09/2023.