Zambian Barbet Lybius chaplini

Family: Lybiidae (African barbets)

Authority: Clarke, 1920

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because field studies have revealed that, although it is locally common, the total population is small and it is likely to have declined owing to degradation of its specialised habitat by agricultural and urban expansion and fuelwood collection.

Population size: 5200 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 82,900 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Lybius chaplini. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.