- Oct 11, 2020
The quality of its songs is considered highly desirable which makes this species prone to trapping for the cage-bird trade. High prices are observed in the market for it too, even higher for the contest winner. Even though there many bred in captivity, wild-caught birds are still considered superior. Hence, the risk of trapping for it remains high. Land clearing is believed to also contribute to its decline as it has a high tolerance to urban areas.