Comoro Drongo Dicrurus fuscipennis

Family: Dicruridae (Drongos)

Authority: (Milne-Edwards & Oustalet, 1887)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii);D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has an extremely small population occupying a very small range at only one location around an active volcano. There has been a continuing decline in the area, extent and quality of native habitat at this location, but the species's population appears to be fluctuating, and not in decline.

Population size: 70

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 510 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dicrurus fuscipennis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023.