Rockefeller's Sunbird Nectarinia rockefelleri

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Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is likely to have a very small population and is consequently listed as Vulnerable. If any threats to its habitat become apparent and it is found to be declining, it may need to be uplisted to Endangered (Collar and Stuart 1985).

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Nectarinia rockefelleri. Downloaded from on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 07/12/2016.