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Melodious Babbler Malacopteron palawanense



Family: Pellorneidae ()

Authority: Büttikofer, 1895

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be in moderately rapid decline as a result of habitat loss. Its tolerance of habitat modification suggests that it is not declining more rapidly than this; however, close monitoring is required, as the secondary habitats preferred by the species may be some of the most threatened in its range.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 11,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Malacopteron palawanense. 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.