Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae

Family: Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)

Authority: Forbes-Watson, 1970

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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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 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 272,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Melaenornis annamarulae. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.