Southern Whiteface Aphelocephala leucopsis

Family: Acanthizidae (Thornbills)

Authority: (Gould, 1841)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3c+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species has an extremely large range, reporting rates suggest recent rapid declines that are suspected to continue. As a result, the species is assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 236000-954000, 477000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 52,300,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aphelocephala leucopsis. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.