Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii

Family: Musophagidae (Turacos)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1896)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is suspected to have a small population, and is experiencing moderately rapid population declines owing to habitat degradation and hybridisation with White-cheeked Turaco T. leucotis. The species is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 26,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Tauraco ruspolii. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/ruspolis-turaco-tauraco-ruspolii on 02/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/06/2023.