LC
Mountain Barbet Psilopogon monticola



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Psilopogon monticola (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Megalaima.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

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

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
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 -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 299,000
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 8.5 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be quite common (del Hoyo et al. 2002).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Indonesia N Extant Yes
Malaysia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Indonesia Betung Kerihun
Malaysia Crocker Range
Malaysia Mount Kinabalu
Malaysia Trus Madi Range
Malaysia Maliau Basin Conservation Area
Malaysia Tanjung Datu-Samunsam Protected Area
Malaysia Gunung Pueh
Malaysia Bungo Range
Malaysia Gunung Penrissen
Malaysia Hose-Laga mountains
Malaysia Baleh headwaters
Malaysia Danum-Linau
Malaysia Usun Apau plateau
Malaysia Dulit Range
Malaysia Mulu - Buda Protected Area
Malaysia Kelabit Highlands
Indonesia Gunung Niut-Poteng
Indonesia Kayan Mentarang
Indonesia Meratus Hulu
Indonesia Ulu Telen
Malaysia Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary
Indonesia Ulu Barito

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane marginal resident
Altitude 600 - 1200 m Occasional altitudinal limits 300 - 1670 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Psilopogon monticola. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.