Guadalcanal Moustached Kingfisher Actenoides excelsus

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Mayr, 1941)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This spectacular species is judged to be Endangered on the basis of a very small estimated population which is suspected to be declining, at least in part of its range. However, further research may reveal it to be more common.

Population size: 1000-5760

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Actenoides excelsus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2020.