Prioniturus flavicans — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Prioniturus flavicans is known with certainty only from the eastern two-thirds of the northern peninsula (Minahasa) of Sulawesi, Indonesia, with populations on adjacent islands including the Togian Islands (Juniper and Parr 1998, BirdLife International 2001). It has a limited area of occupancy on the peninsula, given that the extent of its lowland forest habitat is c.11,300 km2, and the world population is in the order of 45,000 birds. Its numbers are declining.


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