Maratua Shama
By adyah ningtyas
- Oct 12, 2020 9:51 am     Hits:141     A+ | a-

Maratua Shama
Murai Maratua


Scientific Name
Kittacincla (malabarica) barbouri
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Conservational Status
Least Concerned (as species), not evaluated n subspecies level, but predicted to be Critically Endangered.

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Distribution
Maratua Island off the north coast of East Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia.








The population in its range is extremely small and has been experiencing a steep decline due to trapping for cage-bird trade. Ex-situ conservation breeding is carried out in PCBA due to the above concerns, even though this taxon has not been evaluated on subspecies level.




Disclaimer: The data presented here are compiled from various sources.