Taita Apalis Apalis fuscigularis

Family: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Authority: Moreau, 1938

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Critically Endangered because it has a tiny range, within which its montane forest habitat has become severely fragmented and continues to decline in both extent and quality. Its very small population has consequently been fragmented into extremely small subpopulations, and continues to experience declines in its remaining habitat.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Mwangi Githiru

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Apalis fuscigularis. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.