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

Maratua Shama
Murai Maratua

Scientific Name
Kittacincla (malabarica) barbouri

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

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.