Black-tailed Cisticola Cisticola melanurus

Family: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Authority: (Cabanis, 1882)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
The very few records of this species and unclear ecological requirements and range mean that it is not possible to estimate the range size, population size or population trend. For this reason the species is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 511,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cisticola melanurus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-tailed-cisticola-cisticola-melanurus on 30/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/05/2023.