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Atherton Scrubwren Sericornis keri



Family: Acanthizidae (Thornbills)

Authority: Mathews, 1920

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3c+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
A victim of the 'escalator to extinction' effect, recent monitoring data indicate rapid declines, especially at lower altitudes, of this species in response to climate change. For this reason, it is assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 120000-550000, 260000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 17,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Sericornis keri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.