Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha

Family: Pittidae (Pittas)

Authority: Schlegel, 1863

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C1

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Justification of Red List category
This scarce species is restricted to a highly specialised and restricted habitat, and is therefore likely to have a moderately small global population. It is also suspected to be in moderately rapid decline as a result of habitat loss and degradation. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened, and rates of population decline and habitat loss should be carefully monitored.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,680,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pitta megarhyncha. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/02/2023.