LC
Visayan Rhabdornis Rhabdornis rabori



Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: Rand, 1950

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species has a restricted range, it is does not meet the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 or Area of Occupancy <2,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation); and while the species has likely been extirpated from large areas of its historic range (especially on Negros), this damage was done more than 100 years ago and there is now no indication that forest loss is causing a continuing decline. The population size has not been accurately quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Population size:

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 24,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Rhabdornis rabori. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022.