Bernier's Vanga Oriolia bernieri
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Family: Vangidae (Vangas)

Authority: Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable on the basis of suspected continuing declines in both its small population and its small range, owing to the destruction and severe fragmentation of its lowland rainforest habitat, mainly as a result of subsistence agriculture. Climate change is also projected to greatly impact this species's ecological niche in the future, and so this species may be uplisted to Endangered in the future.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 48,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Oriolia bernieri. Downloaded from on 22/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/10/2017.