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 Alcedo argentata
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IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Vulnerable
2008 Vulnerable
2004 Vulnerable
2000 Vulnerable
1996 Endangered
1994 Endangered
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type shelf island
Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Philippines Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Philippines Agusan Marsh site factsheet
Philippines Anonang-Lobi Range site factsheet
Philippines Basilan Natural Biotic Area site factsheet
Philippines Bislig site factsheet
Philippines Liguasan marsh site factsheet
Philippines Mount Apo Natural Park site factsheet
Philippines Mount Dapiak-Mount Paraya site factsheet
Philippines Mount Diwata Range site factsheet
Philippines Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
Philippines Mount Hilong-hilong site factsheet
Philippines Mount Kaluayan - Mount Kinabalian Complex site factsheet
Philippines Mount Kambinlio and Mount Redondo site factsheet
Philippines Mount Kampalili-Puting Bato site factsheet
Philippines Mount Latian complex site factsheet
Philippines Mount Nacolod site factsheet
Philippines Mount Sugarloaf site factsheet
Philippines Pasonanca Natural Park site factsheet
Philippines Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape site factsheet
Philippines Siargao Island Protected Landscape and Seascape site factsheet

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Alcedo argentata. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016.

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 Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Species name author Tweeddale, 1877
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species