Uluguru Bush-shrike Malaconotus alius

Family: Malaconotidae (Helmetshrikes, bushshrikes and puffbacks)

Authority: Friedmann, 1927

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is only known from the Uluguru Nature Reserve. It has an extremely small range, within which its habitat is declining in area and quality. For these reasons it is listed as Critically Endangered.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Jasson John

Population size: 2400

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 84 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Malaconotus alius. Downloaded from on 28/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/04/2017.