Grey-crowned Tetraka Xanthomixis cinereiceps

Family: Bernieridae (Tetrakas)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1881)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it probably has a moderately small population, which is likely to experience a moderately rapid population decline in the next ten years, owing to habitat loss to shifting agriculture. Surveys of the population and close monitoring of threats are required to confirm its status.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 285,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Xanthomixis cinereiceps. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grey-crowned-tetraka-xanthomixis-cinereiceps on 05/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/12/2023.