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Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra



Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: Jerdon & Blyth, 1861

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Recent surveys have found this species to be commoner and more widespread than was previously thought. Nevertheless, it is believed to have a moderately small population within its small range, and numbers are is suspected to be declining as a consequence of habitat loss. However, the range is not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. For these reasons, the species is classified as Near Threatened.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 111,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Brachypteryx hyperythra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.