LC
White-flanked Sunbird Aethopyga eximia



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/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 50,300
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value 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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common, especially at higher altitudes (Cheke et al. 2001).

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
Indonesia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Indonesia Dataran Tinggi Hyang
Indonesia Gunung Bromo Tengger-Semeru
Indonesia Gunung Ceremai
Indonesia Gunung Cikurai
Indonesia Gunung Gede - Pangrango
Indonesia Gunung Ijen
Indonesia Gunung Kawi-Kelud
Indonesia Gunung Lawu
Indonesia Gunung Liman-Wilis
Indonesia Gunung Malabar
Indonesia Gunung Masigit-Kareumbi
Indonesia Gunung Merapi
Indonesia Gunung Muria
Indonesia Gunung Papandayan-Kamojang
Indonesia Gunung Slamet
Indonesia Gunung Tilu-Simpang
Indonesia Pegunungan Dieng
Indonesia Tahura R. Soerjo
Indonesia Gunung Burangrang - Tangkuban Perahu
Indonesia Gunung Salak
Indonesia Telaga Warna-Cibulao
Indonesia Gunung Halimun

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
Altitude 1200 - 3000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Aethopyga eximia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2022.