Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Bates & Kinnear, 1935)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population, which is likely to be declining as a result of excessive cutting and lopping of trees for charcoal, firewood and fodder, in parts of its range.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 260,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Dendropicos dorae. Downloaded from on 23/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/04/2017.