Superb Pitta Pitta superba

Family: Pittidae (Pittas)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1914

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small population size comprising a single subpopulation which is inferred to be declining due to ongoing forest loss within its range. It is therefore assessed as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pitta superba. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/superb-pitta-pitta-superba on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.