Yellow-eyed Starling Aplonis mystacea

Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1911)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known and probably nomadic species is thought to have a moderately small population, which is likely to be declining owing to hunting and habitat degradation. However, a better understanding of its status could result in this species being downlisted.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 225,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Aplonis mystacea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2020.