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Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni



Family: Malaconotidae (Helmetshrikes, bushshrikes and puffbacks)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1884)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be experiencing an ongoing moderately rapid population decline, owing to the extensive clearance and degradation of forest across its range; it almost qualifies as threatened under criteria A2c+3c+4c. Any evidence that this species is undergoing a rapid population decline might qualify it for uplisting to a higher threat category.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,710,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Malaconotus lagdeni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.