Copper-tailed Starling Hylopsar cupreocauda

Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: (Hartlaub, 1857)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because ongoing deforestation for agriculture and timber is suspected to be driving a moderately rapid population decline. Any evidence of a greater decline rate may qualify the species for a higher threat category.

Population size: 100000-499999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 749,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hylopsar cupreocauda. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/copper-tailed-starling-hylopsar-cupreocauda on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.