LC
San Cristobal Dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx gentianus



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Tristram, 1879

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species may have a small range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats, and so the species is not thought to approach the threshold for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is also sufficiently large that it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Population size: 10000-30000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Ceyx gentianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/06/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/06/2019.