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Tanimbar Starling Aplonis crassa



Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: (Sclater, 1883)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a tiny range, and although it remains common within suitable habitat, it is under constant threat from future habitat loss. It is therefore considered Near Threatened, and should be monitored carefully.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Aplonis crassa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017.