Yellow-footed Honeyguide Melignomon eisentrauti
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Family: Indicatoridae (Honeyguides)

Authority: Louette, 1981

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is relatively poorly known, with no population estimates. It is described as rare, but this may be in part due to under recording. It has a relatively small EOO, and habitat clearance and degradation is suspected to be causing a continuing decline in this species's EOO, and AOO. While this species can tolerate disturbed habitat, it does appear mainly reliant on forest and so continuing forest destruction may cause population declines. Because of the possible impact of these threats this species may require a threatened status, but insufficient data is available to fully assess the species. Further surveys to ascertain population estimates and get a better understanding of the species's ecology and threats are required to give a more definitive listing.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 483,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Melignomon eisentrauti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017.