LC
White-bellied Blue-flycatcher Cyornis pallidipes



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Cyornis pallidipes (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as Cyornis pallipes.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Near Threatened
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 19 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 143,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -

Population justification: The population size is unknown, but the species is described as common to uncommon or scarce (del Hoyo et al. 2006).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
India N Extant Yes
Sri Lanka V Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
India Amarambalam Reserved Forest - Nilambur
India Anshi National Park
India Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
India Bandipur National Park
India Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
India Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary
India Bhimgad Forests
India Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
India Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary
India Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
India Eravikulam National Park
India Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
India INS - Shivaji and adjoining areas, Lonavla
India Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
India Kemmangundi and Bababudan Hills
India Kemphole Reserve Forest
India Kudremukh National Park
India Kulahupuzha Reserved Forest
India Longwood Shola - Kothagiri
India Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary and area
India Mudumalai National Park
India Muthukuzhi
India Nelliyampathy (Nemmara Division)
India Peechi - Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
India Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
India Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Sharavathi Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
India Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
India Silent Valley National Park
India Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
India Srivilliputhur Wildlife Sanctuary
India Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Thattekkad Wildlife Sanctuary
India Vazhachal Forest Division

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 300 - 1700 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Cyornis pallidipes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019.