Pollen's Vanga Xenopirostris polleni

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Red List Category

Criteria: A3c;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 which is expected to experience a moderately rapid population decline over the next ten years, owing to forest clearance and degradation. Any evidence that it has a small population, or is undergoing a rapid population decline, might qualify the species for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Unknown

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 61,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Xenopirostris polleni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.