Celestial Monarch Hypothymis coelestis

Family: Monarchidae (Monarchs)

Authority: Tweeddale, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is declining rapidly as a consequence of widespread and continuing reductions in the extent and quality of lowland forest. This is causing severe fragmentation of its presumably small population, qualifying it as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 828,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Hypothymis coelestis. Downloaded from on 25/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/04/2017.