Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This species has an extremely small population and very small, severely fragmented range owing to catastrophic deforestation which, although it has now slowed, is continuing. These factors qualify it as Critically Endangered.
BirdLife Species Champion:
Philippines Department of Tourism
BirdLife Species Guardian:
Cebu Biodiversity Conservation Foundation
60-70 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome