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Newton's Fiscal Lanius newtoni



Family: Laniidae (Shrikes)

Authority: Barboza du Bocage, 1891

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered because it is believed to have a very small population with all individuals found in one very small area of primary forest which, although it is not threatened, remains unprotected and might be vulnerable to alteration in the future. It is unclear whether introduced predators are impacting its population.



BirdLife Species Champion: The Peter Smith Trust

BirdLife Species Guardian: SPEA (Portugal)

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 190 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lanius newtoni. 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.