Red-headed Flameback Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: Sharpe, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split woodpecker has a very small population which is inferred to be in continuing decline. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 47,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020.