VU
Iringa Akalat Sheppardia lowei



Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: (Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 1941)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
Although the majority of this species's population occurs within protected areas, it has a small range (being known from less than 10 locations) and is probably declining owing to alteration, clearance and fragmentation of its forest habitat at the extremities of its range. It is therefore considered Vulnerable.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Sheppardia lowei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2018.