Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius

Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: (Hartlaub, 1855)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because evidence shows that it is more tolerant of habitat modification than previously thought. Rapid rates of deforestation in its range are nevertheless suspected to be driving a moderately rapid population decline (it almost qualifies for listing as threatened under criteria A2c+3c+4c).

Population size: 10000-19999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 422,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Bleda eximius. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/green-tailed-bristlebill-bleda-eximius on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/02/2024.