Visayan Miniature-babbler Micromacronus leytensis

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species is very poorly known. There are very few, if any, recent records, and its tolerance of habitat degradation is not known. For these regions it is classified as Data Deficient. Although it is probably more common than currently thought, it is likely to be worthy of threatened status, and requires urgent research.

Population size: mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 229,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Micromacronus leytensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.