Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Aphelocephala pectoralis

Family: Acanthizidae (Thornbills and gerygones)

Authority: (Gould, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population, which is thought to be stable, and in which all mature individuals are restricted to one subpopulation. It is therefore classed as Near Threatened. If the population was found to be in decline, it might qualify for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: 6000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 255,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Aphelocephala pectoralis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.