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Grauer's Swamp-warbler Bradypterus graueri



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Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
Despite being locally common, this species has a very small and severely fragmented area of occupancy within its small overall range. Many sites are being converted to cultivation or pasture. Thus the species's area of occupancy is declining and, by inference, so is the number of mature individuals. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 15,400 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Bradypterus graueri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.