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Obscure Berrypecker Melanocharis arfakiana



Family: Melanocharitidae (Berrypeckers)

Authority: (Finsch, 1900)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Little is known about this species, and there is considerable uncertainty over its true distribution, population size and trends. Its inconspicuous nature means that it has probably been widely overlooked, and it may well prove to be not threatened. However, until further information is available, it is not possible to evaluate its risk of extinction.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Unknown

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 9,004 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Melanocharis arfakiana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.