Red List Category
for more information about the Red List categories and criteria
Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because habitat is being lost within its small, possibly fragmented range. In addition, it is suspected to be declining. If it is confirmed to occupy a much larger range, as is suspected, it may be eligible for downlisting.
6000-15000 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome