Manus Dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx dispar

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1914

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species has precautionarily been listed as Near Threatened as it may have a moderately small population, consisting of a single subpopulation, which is inferred to be undergoing a slow, continuing decline owing to habitat loss and degradation. Clarification of its population size and tolerance for degraded and fragmented habitats may result in a reclassification of its status.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ceyx dispar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.