Yellow-faced Flameback Chrysocolaptes xanthocephalus

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: Walden & Layard, 1872

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split woodpecker is a lowland forest specialist that has suffered extremely high historical forest loss across its range. All remaining populations must be very small and in continuing decline. The species is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 65,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Chrysocolaptes xanthocephalus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/yellow-faced-flameback-chrysocolaptes-xanthocephalus on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/12/2023.