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Javan Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis



Family: Chloropseidae (Leafbirds)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d+4d

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as there is a rapid ongoing population decline due to over-exploitation for the cagebird trade following the surge in popularity of leafbirds, with the entire population of this already scarce species judged to be accessible to trappers and reported extirpation at multiple sites throughout the range. Expert judgment has assessed that the rate of this decline is suspected to have exceeded 50% within the past ten years and, in the absence of any expectation of a reduction in market demand or restriction on trapping activity, is expected to continue at this very rapid rate.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 142,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Chloropsis cochinchinensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/09/2020.