This species has an extremely small,
severely fragmented population which is declining owing to lowland forest
destruction, combined with hunting and trade, thereby qualifying it as
Lowland forest destruction has
eradicated almost all of this bird's habitat. In 1988, just 120 km2
of forest remained on
It occurs in Mt Iglit-Baco National
Park, where only tiny forest tracts remain. The forest at Siburan is
effectively part of the Sablayan Penal Colony, although it is uncertain
how much protection is afforded by this, or its inclusion in the F. B.
Harrison Game Reserve. Funding has been provided for faunal inventories
and environmental education initiatives at Puerto Galera, where hunting
has been locally prohibited. In the mid-1990s, the species featured on a
bilingual environmental awareness poster in the in the Philippinesseries.
*Produce a detailed map of remaining
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