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Cuculus optatus



Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • IUCN Red List Assessment, Cuculus optatus

    Threats (see Appendix for additional information) This species is suspected to be declining at a slow rate because of forest loss (6 8 over three generations Global Forest Watch 2021) in its breeding range; principally as a consequence of forest fires The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Cuculus optatus published in 2021. https dx.doi.org 10.2305 IUCN.UK.2021 3.RLTS.T22734721A206409798.en in Siberia.

    These fires are predicted to increase both in extent and intensity in line with climate change.