Gabela Bush-shrike Laniarius amboimensis

Family: Malaconotidae (Bush-shrikes)

Authority: Moltoni, 1932

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is believed to have a very small population of <2,500 mature individuals, and to be experiencing declines due to ongoing habitat degradation. It is therefore classified as Endangered. Further evidence of population size may lead to a change in classification in the future.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,009 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Laniarius amboimensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/gabela-bush-shrike-laniarius-amboimensis on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.