Madagascar Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri

Family: Threskiornithidae (Ibises, Spoonbills)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1855)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category

This species has undergone a moderately rapid decline over the past three generations in response to hunting and habitat degradation, both of which are likely to continue. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 1733-2166

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 564,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
Land-mass type - shelf island
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Threskiornis bernieri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2022.