This species has a small population occupying a very small range, but its habitat is apparently still intact and the population is probably stable. As a result the species is considered Near Threatened. The possibility of agricultural expansion in the future is a real threat and requires careful monitoring.
Andrew, P. 1992. The birds of Indonesia: a checklist (Peters' sequence). Indonesian Ornithological Society, Jakarta.
Leistes militaris, Red-breasted Blackbird (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) has been placed in the genus Sturnella following Short (1968). Consequently S. militaris, Pampas Meadowlark (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) takes the name S. defilippii. In Collar et al. (1992, 1994), S. militaris was wrongly assigned to the Pampas Meadowlark.
BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.
Further web sources of information
Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).
Text account compilers
Benstead, P., Mahood, S., Taylor, J.
IUCN Red List evaluators
Butchart, S., Symes, A.
BirdLife International (2013) Species factsheet: Otus enganensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2013. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2013) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2013.
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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|Current IUCN Red List category||Near Threatened|
|Species name author||Riley, 1927|
|Population size||2500-9999 mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||400 km2|
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