Solomons Nightjar Eurostopodus nigripennis

Family: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)

Authority: Ramsay, 1881

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split and poorly-known nightjar is thought to have a very small, declining population, within which all subpopulations are likely to be very small. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 116,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Eurostopodus nigripennis. Downloaded from on 13/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 13/08/2020.