Brown-cheeked Bulbul Alophoixus bres

Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: (Lesson, 1832)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to Java and Bali, with a population that is suspected to be undergoing a very rapid decline caused by heavy exploitation for the wild cagebird trade. The rate of the population reduction is believed to exceed 50%, therefore the species has been uplisted to Endangered.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 147,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Alophoixus bres. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2021.