VU
Abbott's Starling Poeoptera femoralis



Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: (Richmond, 1897)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range, within which it is generally rare. Its forest habitat is declining in both extent and quality, indicating that its presumably small population is probably declining too. It is therefore considered Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 81,200 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Poeoptera femoralis. 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.