LC
Grey-eared Honeyeater Lichmera incana



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
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.

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

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 Least Concern
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 315,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate 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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.3 - - -

Population justification: The population size of this species has not been quantified, but it is described as common and widespread (del Hoyo et al. 2008).

Trend justification:

The species 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
New Caledonia (to France) N Extant Yes
Vanuatu N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
New Caledonia (to France) Aoupinié
New Caledonia (to France) Bwa Opana
New Caledonia (to France) Dent de Saint-Vincent
New Caledonia (to France) District de Wetr à Lifou
New Caledonia (to France) Entre les monts Nakada et Do
New Caledonia (to France) Entre les monts Rembaï et Canala
New Caledonia (to France) Entre Table Unio et Farino
New Caledonia (to France) Forêt Plate
New Caledonia (to France) Goro Até et haute vallée de la rivière Tchamba
New Caledonia (to France) Goro Jé et haute vallée de la rivière Amoa
New Caledonia (to France) Grand Koum
New Caledonia (to France) Hautes vallées des rivières Néaoua, Koua et Kouaoua
New Caledonia (to France) Île d'Ouvéa
New Caledonia (to France) Île de Yandé
New Caledonia (to France) Îlots du Nord-Ouest
New Caledonia (to France) Massif des Lèvres
New Caledonia (to France) Massif du Mé Kanin, Sphinx et Arago
New Caledonia (to France) Massif du Panié
New Caledonia (to France) Massifs du Grand Sud - entre le mont Humboldt et la rivière Bleue
New Caledonia (to France) Mé Maoya
New Caledonia (to France) Presqu'île de Pindaï
New Caledonia (to France) Prokoméo
Vanuatu Ambrym West
Vanuatu Epi
Vanuatu Neck of Malakula - Crab Bay
Vanuatu Tongoa - Laika

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Savanna Dry major resident
Shrubland Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation suitable resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Lichmera incana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2019.