Kofiau Paradise-kingfisher Tanysiptera ellioti

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: Sharpe, 1970

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted from Endangered because of new information on its tolerance of habitat modification that suggests its population is stable. It is listed as Vulnerable, because its population is nevertheless thought to be very small.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 270 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Tanysiptera ellioti. Downloaded from on 03/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2021.