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Tanimbar Starling Aplonis crassa



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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 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aplonis crassa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.