Elegant Sunbird Aethopyga duyvenbodei

Family: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Authority: (Schlegel, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This sunbird is now confined to one very small island, where its population is severely fragmented. Although it can persist in degraded habitats, it is suspected to be undergoing a continuing decline as both primary and secondary habitats are being lost through human encroachment. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 13000-29000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Aethopyga duyvenbodei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021.