Rockefeller's Sunbird Cinnyris rockefelleri

Family: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Authority: Chapin, 1932

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is thought to have a very small population which is experiencing continuing declines due to range contractions from climate change. It is therefore listed as Vulnerable. 

Population size: 1100-11900

Population trend: Decreasing

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 (2022) Species factsheet: Cinnyris rockefelleri. Downloaded from on 28/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/06/2022.