Sangihe Whistler Coracornis sanghirensis

Family: Pachycephalidae (Whistlers)

Authority: (Oustalet, 1881)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from only one locality, where habitat continues to decline in extent and quality, such that its tiny population must certainly be dwindling. Because of this alarming situation, it is classified as Critically Endangered.

BirdLife Species Champion: Peter Eerdmans

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Coracornis sanghirensis. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.