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Black Mannikin Lonchura stygia



Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills, grass finches, munias and allies)

Authority: Stresemann, 1924

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;C1

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Justification of Red List category
The reasons for this species's scarcity are poorly known; however it is thought to have a moderately small population which is is probably declining owing to trapping and habitat degradation. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 35,900 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lonchura stygia. 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.