Rockefeller's Sunbird Cinnyris rockefelleri

Family: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Authority: Chapin, 1932

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

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Cinnyris rockefelleri. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020.