Sierra Leone Prinia Schistolais leontica

Family: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Authority: (Bates, 1930)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species appears to have a very localised distribution and a very small population, which is becoming increasingly fragmented and is likely to be declining owing to habitat loss. It is therefore been uplisted to Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 88,800 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Schistolais leontica. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sierra-leone-prinia-schistolais-leontica 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.