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White-fronted Wattle-eye Platysteira albifrons



Family: Platysteiridae (Shrike-flycatchers, wattle-eyes and batises)

Authority: Sharpe, 1873

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population. Both the range and population are thought to be in decline owing to the clearance and degradation of its habitat. Evidence that this species has a small population, in ongoing decline, might qualify it for uplisting to a higher threat category, however if the population is found to be larger than currently suspected it may be eligible for downlisting.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 224,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Platysteira albifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017.