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Scaly Ground-roller Geobiastes squamiger



Family: Brachypteraciidae (Ground-rollers)

Authority: (Lafresnaye, 1838)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because population declines are predicted to become rapid over the next three generations owing to the destruction and degradation of its forest habitat.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 135,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Geobiastes squamiger. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.