Yellow-breasted Tailorbird Orthotomus samarensis

Family: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Authority: Steere, 1890

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;B1ab(iii);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small range, within which it is thought to be scarce and declining. However, further surveys may reveal it to be more common and widespread than previously thought. It is currently considered Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 53,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Orthotomus samarensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/yellow-breasted-tailorbird-orthotomus-samarensis on 07/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/12/2023.