Red-crowned Barbet Psilopogon rafflesii

Family: Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)

Authority: (Lesson, 1839)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs in lowland evergreen forest in a region in which deforestation is occurring at a rapid rate. It is therefore likely to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline, and should be monitored carefully. On this basis it is considered Near Threatened, but is not regarded as more threatened owing to its tolerance of some modified habitats.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,180,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Psilopogon rafflesii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-crowned-barbet-psilopogon-rafflesii on 03/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/03/2024.