Solomons Frogmouth Rigidipenna inexpectata

Family: Podargidae (Frogmouths)

Authority: E. Hartert, 1901

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range in which the area, extent and quality of habitat are in decline, with a corresponding decline in the population suspected as a result. However, its population is not severely fragmented and it occurs at more than 10 locations. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Realm - Oceanic

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Rigidipenna inexpectata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.