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 Coracias benghalensis

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
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 Low
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Afghanistan Native Extant Yes      
Bangladesh Native Extant Yes      
Bhutan Native Extant Yes      
Cambodia Native Extant Yes      
China (mainland) Native Extant Yes      
India Native Extant Yes      
Iran, Islamic Republic of Native Extant       Yes
Iraq Native Extant       Yes
Kuwait Native Extant   Yes    
Laos Native Extant Yes      
Malaysia Native Extant Yes      
Maldives Vagrant Extant   Yes    
Myanmar Native Extant Yes      
Nepal Native Extant Yes      
Oman Native Extant       Yes
Pakistan Native Extant Yes      
Qatar Vagrant Extant        
Saudi Arabia Native Extant   Yes    
Sri Lanka Native Extant Yes      
Syria Vagrant Extant   Yes    
Thailand Native Extant Yes      
Turkey Vagrant Extant   Yes    
United Arab Emirates Native Extant       Yes
Vietnam Native Extant Yes      

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Coracias benghalensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Coraciidae (Rollers)
Species name author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species