VU
Mayotte Drongo Dicrurus waldenii



Family: Dicruridae (Drongos)

Authority: Schlegel, 1866

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v);D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs at a greater number of locations than was once thought, however there has been a continuing reduction in the extent and quality of habitat and it has a very small breeding range rendering it susceptible to stochastic events and human impacts. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.



Population size: 5000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Dicrurus waldenii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018.