Malay Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo peninsulae

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Laubmann, 1941

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is categorised as Near Threatened because it is restricted to forest in the Greater Sundas, a region where deforestation is occurring at a moderately rapid rate. Population declines are suspected to be ongoing at a broadly similar rate to that of forest loss.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,040,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Alcedo peninsulae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/malay-blue-banded-kingfisher-alcedo-peninsulae on 01/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/10/2023.