Malay Banded Pitta Hydrornis irena

Family: Pittidae (Pittas)

Authority: (Temminck, 1836)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species is listed as Near Threatened on the basis that the continued destruction of its habitats and capture for the illegal bird trade are suspected to be driving a moderately rapid decline in its population. Further research is required into the impact of these threats, the results of which could influence its Red List status.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,040,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Hydrornis irena. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/05/2022.