VU
Mount Cameroon Speirops Zosterops melanocephalus



Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes)

Authority: Gray, 1862

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable on account of its very small range, although it is reportedly common where it occurs and the population is probably stable. However, if threats to its montane habitat continue or increase it may be necessary to uplist it to Endangered.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 230 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Zosterops melanocephalus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.