Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus
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Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: Jerdon, 1840

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it occupies a moderately small, fragmented range, and is likely to be experiencing a continuing decline owing to a number of emerging threats associated with human population increase; it therefore almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion B1ab(ii,iii). However, little is currently known about the population size and specific threats to this species. Monitoring is required.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 32,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Eumyias albicaudatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2017.