Mountain Starling Aplonis santovestris

Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: Harrisson & Marshall, 1937

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(v)+2ab(v); C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered on the basis of an estimated very small population which is known from very few locations, and is precautionarily assessed as being in decline owing to the effects of hunting and/or introduced species.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 450 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aplonis santovestris. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mountain-starling-aplonis-santovestris on 09/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/06/2023.