Red-lored Whistler Pachycephala rufogularis

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Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable because it has a small, declining population within which all subpopulations are very small, occurring at few locations within a very small Area of Occupancy.  Historically large parts of its range have been lost to habitat conversion, however recent declines have been primarily driven by fires, as the species prefers mallee heath habitat which has not been recently burnt.

Population size: 2000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 102,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia - Australia is classified as an Island-Continent.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pachycephala rufogularis. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016.