New Caledonian Thicketbird Cincloramphus mariae

Family: Locustellidae (Grasshopper-warblers and grassbirds)

Authority: (Verreaux, J, 1869)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This previously poorly known species has recently been found to be common and widespread across much of New Caledonia, where its favoured open grassy habitat is not immediately threatened, it remains numerous in close proximity to human habitation and does not appear to be declining owing to predation by invasive species. It has consequently been downlisted to Least Concern.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 20,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cincloramphus mariae. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.