Biak Monarch Symposiachrus brehmii

Family: Monarchidae (Monarchs)

Authority: (Schlegel, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range and appears to be restricted to unlogged lowland forest, which is severely fragmented and rapidly declining through logging and clearance for agriculture. It is therefore listed as Endangered. However, this classification is based on few data and the species may prove to be more common and widespread.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Symposiachrus brehmii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2019.