Long-tailed Ground-roller Uratelornis chimaera

Family: Brachypteraciidae (Ground-rollers)

Authority: Rothschild, 1895

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because there is an ongoing decline in the quality and extent of its habitat, the rate of which is increasing annually, implying that its population is likely to decline rapidly over the next ten years.

Population size: 9487-32687

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Uratelornis chimaera. Downloaded from on 22/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/09/2021.