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Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Phaenicophaeus curvirostris and P. oeneicaudus (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as P. curvirostris following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2014 Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 154 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 5,160,000
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be fairly common to common (del Hoyo et al. 1997, Erritz√łe et al. 2011).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Brunei N Extant Yes
Indonesia N Extant Yes
Malaysia N Extant Yes
Myanmar N Extant Yes
Philippines N Extant Yes
Thailand N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Thailand Kaeng Krachan
Thailand Khao Luang
Thailand Khao Nor Chuchi
Thailand Khao Banthad
Thailand Thaleban
Thailand Hala Sector, Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary and Bang Lang National Park
Thailand Bala Sector, Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Thailand Chaloem Pra Kiet (Pa Phru to Daeng)
Malaysia Bako-Buntal Bay
Malaysia Trus Madi Range
Malaysia Belum-Temenggor
Malaysia Bintang Range
Malaysia Danum Valley Conservation Area
Malaysia Endau-Rompin
Malaysia Mulu - Buda Protected Area
Malaysia Selangor Heritage Park
Malaysia Kabili-Sepilok
Malaysia Mount Kinabalu
Malaysia Kledang Range
Malaysia Krau Wildlife Reserve
Malaysia Kinabatangan floodplain
Malaysia Nakawan Range
Malaysia Panti forest
Malaysia South-east Pahang peat swamp forest
Malaysia Tabin Wildlife Reserve
Malaysia Taman Negara National Park
Malaysia Tawau Hills Park
Malaysia Ulu Muda

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1100 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets/display animals, horticulture - - - Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Phaenicophaeus curvirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.