VU
Plain-backed Kingfisher Actenoides regalis



Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Stresemann, 1932)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split kingfisher is very poorly known but is assumed to have a small population which is undergoing continuing declines as forest loss and fragmentation spreads into higher elevations. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable, but further information on its status is urgently required.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 29,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Actenoides regalis. 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.