Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Aphelocephala pectoralis

Family: Acanthizidae (Thornbills)

Authority: (Gould, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2b; B2b(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a restricted range and a small population which is thought to have undergone a decline approaching 30% within the last three generations principally as a result of overgrazing. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-6000, 3000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 244,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aphelocephala pectoralis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chestnut-breasted-whiteface-aphelocephala-pectoralis on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.