Sugomel nigrum (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed Certhionyx niger.
Christidis, L. and Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Christidis, L.; Boles, W. E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
||does not normally occur in forest
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally common (Morcombe 2000).
Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat degradation.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sugomel nigrum. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-honeyeater-sugomel-nigrum on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/11/2023.