Gabela Helmetshrike Prionops gabela

Family: Vangidae (Vangas and allies)

Authority: Rand, 1957

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly-known species has a very small range and probably a very small population and it is thus classified as Endangered. Its range, and therefore probably its population, is severely fragmented and its forest habitat is likely to be declining in area, extent and quality, probably indicating a decline in the population.

Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Prionops gabela. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/gabela-helmetshrike-prionops-gabela 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.