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Southern Indigo-banded Kingfisher Ceyx nigrirostris



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Bourns & Worcester, 1894

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split kingfisher has been listed as Near Threatened on the basis that it could be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline (approaching 30% over three generations [c.13 years]) owing to on-going habitat loss and degradation.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 52,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ceyx nigrirostris. 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.