Neergaard's Sunbird Cinnyris neergaardi

Family: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Authority: Grant, 1908

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small population, which may be in decline owing to the clearance of its native forest habitats. More information on its population size and the severity of habitat loss may qualify the species for a higher threat category (Barnes 2000).

Population size: 3300-6700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 183,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cinnyris neergaardi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/neergaards-sunbird-cinnyris-neergaardi on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 11/12/2023.