Streak-breasted Jungle Flycatcher
|Streak-breasted Jungle Flycatcher|
The Streak-breasted Jungle Flycatcher (Rhinomyias additus), also known as the Streaky-breasted Jungle-flycatcher or Buru Jungle-flycatcher, is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is endemic to the island of Buru in Indonesia where it originally inhabited tropical forests at elevations between 500 and 1,500 metres.
Because of the very limited habitat, logging of the forests and expanding human activities on the island, the species was listed as vulnerable in 1994 by the IUCN. This classification was softened to near threatened in 2000 and 2004. The reasons for this change were the observed adjustment to the human environment, as the birds were found in the areas cleared of the forest, as well as the relatively stable condition of the mountainous forests on Buru.
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