Black Shama Kittacincla cebuensis

Family: Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)

Authority: (Steere, 1890)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered as it has a very small range and population, both of which are continuing to decline. In addition, it suffers severe fragmentation owing to extreme pressure on the few remaining, already highly degraded, tracts of forest that still support subpopulations.

Population size: 670-3300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Kittacincla cebuensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022.