Pohnpei Kingfisher Todiramphus reichenbachii

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split kingfisher is endemic to a single small island, where it is susceptible to the potential introduction of an invasive snake which would likely cause catastrophic population declines and result in the species qualifying as Critically Endangered or Extinct within one to two generations.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 430 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Todiramphus reichenbachii. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.