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Southern Silvery Kingfisher Ceyx argentatus



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Tweeddale, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split species qualifies as Near Threatened because its population is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline as a result of the loss and decline in quality of its forested lowland stream habitats.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

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

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ceyx argentatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017.