Southern Silvery Kingfisher Ceyx argentatus

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Tweeddale, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a small population that is undergoing a suspected decline because of the slow loss and decline in area and quality of its forested lowland stream habitats.

Population size: 1300-13000, 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 180,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ceyx argentatus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/southern-silvery-kingfisher-ceyx-argentatus on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/12/2023.