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Styan's Bulbul Pycnonotus taivanus



Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: Styan, 1893

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce+3ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This bulbul qualifies as Vulnerable, as it has a rapidly declining population as a result of hybridisation, with spreading Chinese Bulbul populations, compounded by habitat loss.



Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 9,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pycnonotus taivanus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.