This species occupies an extremely small range, but as it occurs in montane forest within this, it appears to be relatively secure at present and is therefore classified as Near Threatened. Careful monitoring of potential threats is needed.
Kennedy, R. S.; Gonzales, P. C.; Miranda, H. C. 1997. New Aethopyga sunbirds (Aves: Nectariniidae) from the island of Mindanao, Philippines. The Auk 114: 1-10.
Described as new to science by Kennedy et al. (1997).
Cheke, R. A.; Mann, C. F.; Allen, R. 2001. Sunbirds: a guide to the sunbirds, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters and sugarbirds of the world. Christopher Helm, London.
Collar, N. J.; Mallari, N. A. D.; Tabaranza, B. R. J. 1999. Threatened birds of the Philippines: the Haribon Foundation/BirdLife International Red Data Book. Bookmark, Makati City.
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., Bird, J., Taylor, J.
IUCN Red List evaluators
Butchart, S., Symes, A.
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aethopyga linaraborae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2016.
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Additional resources for this species
|Current IUCN Red List category||Near Threatened|
|Species name author||Kennedy, Gonzales & Miranda, 1997|
|Population size||Unknown mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||2,000 km2|
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