Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media

Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media

Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media

Endangered

Indonesia

The Sumatran Leafbird occurs in the middle and upper strata of lowland evergreen forest in Sumatra, Indonesia, in secondary forest, plantations and village orchards from 600-1000 m. The population is considered to be declining at a rapid rate due to trapping for the cage bird trade in conjunction with habitat loss throughout the range. For this reason, the species is listed as Endangered.

Sumatran Leafbirds are #endangered in #Indonesia due to massive #deforestation and loss of 90% of their forest habitat for #palmoil over the past 3 decades. Support the survival of this forgotten animal with your supermarket shopping #Boycott4Wildlife

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Further Information

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BirdLife International. 2019. Chloropsis media. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T22732267A156989848. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T22732267A156989848.en. Downloaded on 20 January 2021.


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