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Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna



Family: Sittidae (Nuthatches and Wallcreeper)

Authority: Ramsay, 1876

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Vulnerable because of evidence that its population is smaller than previously thought. It qualifies as Endangered on the basis that it is thought to have a very small population, which is inferred to be in decline owing to the loss and degradation of conifer and mixed forest habitats through logging, fuelwood collection, shifting cultivation and fire.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 527,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sitta magna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.