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Biak Scrubfowl Megapodius geelvinkianus



Family: Megapodiidae (Megapodes)

Authority: Meyer, 1874

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This little-known megapode is classified as Vulnerable because of its small population which continues to decline owing to a variety of possible threats.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 10,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Megapodius geelvinkianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.