IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

Accipiter princeps is endemic to the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. It is known from four specimens and a handful of recent records (Diamond 1971, Coates 1990, Clay 1994, K. D. Bishop in litt. 1996, G. Dutson pers. obs 1997-1998, Bishop and Jones 2001). Although the status of the species is difficult to assess, it is undoubtedly scarce and probably declining.


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