Dusky Friarbird Philemon fuscicapillus

Family: Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters)

Authority: (Wallace, 1862)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is likely to be experiencing on-going declines owing to forest loss. It may be endemic to a single island, but identification difficulties mean that it is difficult to determine its true distribution, abundance, and hence its status.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Philemon fuscicapillus. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.