Pale-bellied Myna Acridotheres cinereus

Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
Pale-bellied Myna has a relatively small native range, in which it is heavily trapped to supply the cage-bird trade within Indonesia. Concern that the species may already have disappeared from large parts of its range led to its uplisting to Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 219,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Acridotheres cinereus. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.