Rufous-headed Robin Larvivora ruficeps

Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: Hartert, 1907

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species has been uplisted from Vulnerable owing to evidence that its population is smaller than previously thought. It is now listed as Endangered on the basis that it has a very small population, which is thought to be declining as a result of habitat loss and degradation and possibly trapping for the cage bird trade.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 101,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Larvivora ruficeps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021.