Urocissa erythroryncha (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as U. erythrorhyncha.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common throughout most of its range (Madge and Burn 1993), while national population sizes have been estimated at c.10,000-100,000 breeding pairs in China and < c.100 introduced breeding pairs in Taiwan (Brazil 2009).
The species is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Urocissa erythroryncha. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-billed-blue-magpie-urocissa-erythroryncha on 27/09/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/09/2023.