Sangihe Lilac Kingfisher Cittura sanghirensis

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Sharpe, 1868

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a very small range, in which suitable habitat is declining in area and quality but is not yet severely fragmented. Further research is required to assess the size of its declining population.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,500 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Cittura sanghirensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2018.