VU
Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae



Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: Forbes-Watson, 1970

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is highly dependent on closed-canopy primary forest and probably depends on forest containing large emergent trees. Its population is likely to be declining rapidly, in line with the massive destruction of lowland forest in the region, and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 272,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Melaenornis annamarulae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.