IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Centropus violaceus is endemic to the islands of New Britain and New Ireland, Papua New Guinea where although it is rather poorly known, it appears to be widely distributed and not uncommon in suitable habitat. It is suspected to have declined moderately rapidly in recent years owing to ongoing clearance of lowland forest (Buchanan et al. 2008).


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