Red List Category
for more information about the Red List categories and criteria
Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small range, which is severely fragmented and continues to decline in both extent and quality, and within which the population is suspected to be undergoing continuing decline.
BirdLife Species Champion:
BirdLife Species Guardian:
Houssein Rayaleh (Djibouti Nature)
200-500 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 -- Terrestrial biome