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Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major



Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: (Jerdon, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a naturally very small and severely fragmented range, which is further declining rapidly as a result of conversion of forest habitats to plantations, agriculture and settlements. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 990 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Realm - Indomalayan
Land-mass type - continent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Myiomela major. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.