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Tablas Drongo Dicrurus menagei



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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v);D

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species qualifies as Endangered because it is likely to have a very small population, which occupies a very small range in which its habitat is severely fragmented, and forest clearance, mainly for agriculture, is driving on-going declines in the extent and quality of suitable habitat, and probably causing declines in the population. It may be confined to just one forest block with no formal protection; any further reduction in this area of habitat is likely to qualify the species for uplisting to Critically Endangered, thus close monitoring is required.


Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 680 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Realm - Indomalayan - realm

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Dicrurus menagei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016.