Monteiro's Bush-shrike Malaconotus monteiri

Family: Malaconotidae (Bush-shrikes)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1870)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly understood species is suspected to have a small population, which is suspected to be declining due to the ongoing destruction of its habitat. The subpopulation structure has not been assessed however, it is thought that the species forms at least two disjunct subpopulations. This species is therefore listed as Near Threatened under criteria C2a(i).

Population size: 1000-6700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 43,500 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Malaconotus monteiri. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/monteiros-bush-shrike-malaconotus-monteiri on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/12/2023.