South Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx mindanensis

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Steere, 1890

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This tiny, newly-split forest kingfisher is undergoing a continuing rapid population decline owing to extensive lowland deforestation throughout its range, and it thus qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 166,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ceyx mindanensis. Downloaded from on 29/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/09/2023.