LC
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

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.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

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 -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 155,000
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 Stable 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 - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.7 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally quite common (Madge and Burn 1993).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
India Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary (including Molem)
India Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
India Anshi National Park
India Bandipur National Park
India Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
India Bhimgad Forests
India Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
India Kemmangundi and Bababudan Hills
India Kemphole Reserve Forest
India Kudremukh National Park
India Nagarhole National Park
India Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary
India Amarambalam Reserved Forest - Nilambur
India Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
India Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
India Eravikulam National Park
India Kulahupuzha Reserved Forest
India Peechi - Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
India Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
India Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
India Silent Valley National Park
India Thattekkad Wildlife Sanctuary
India Vazhachal Forest Division
India Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
India Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
India Mudumalai National Park
India Srivilliputhur Wildlife Sanctuary
India Muthukuzhi
India Muthikulam-Siruvani Reserve Forest
India Mankulam Forest Division
India Camel’s Hump Mountains
India Achankovil Forest Division
India Malayattur Reserve Forest

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Altitude 60 - 1500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Dendrocitta leucogastra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020.