Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: Salvadori, 1879

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known terrestrial forest bird is thought to have an extremely small and declining population, and as such it qualifies as Critically Endangered, although further information might warrant a reassessment of its status.

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 53,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Carpococcyx viridis. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.