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Eastern Bristlebird Dasyornis brachypterus



Family: Dasyornithidae (Bristlebirds)

Authority: (Latham, 1801)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Endangered because it has a very small range. Its population comprises small and severely fragmented subpopulations. In the northern part of its distribution, the numbers of locations and birds are rapidly decreasing, but this has little effect on overall population numbers. Although numbers are presently stable, the threat of destructive fires in the majority of this species's habitat means that an overall future decline is very likely.



Population size: 2550

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 102,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Dasyornis brachypterus. 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.