African River Martin Pseudochelidon eurystomina

Family: Hirundinidae (Swallows and martins)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1861

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Data Deficient because, although it is recorded quite regularly, its distribution and movements remain very poorly known and very few colonies have ever been found. Colonies are very vulnerable to disturbance and exploitation, and the species may prove to be threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 694,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pseudochelidon eurystomina. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/african-river-martin-pseudochelidon-eurystomina on 03/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/03/2024.