Schlegel's Asity Philepitta schlegeli

Family: Philepittidae (Asities)

Authority: Schlegel, 1875

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is expected to experience a moderately rapid population decline over the next 13 years (three generations), owing to habitat clearance and degradation, and is suspected to have a moderately small population. Evidence that this species is experiencing a rapid decline or has a small population may qualify it for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 204,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Philepitta schlegeli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2023.