Sri Lanka Warbler Elaphrornis palliseri

Family: Locustellidae (Grasshopper-warblers and grassbirds)

Authority: (Blyth, 1851)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, within which it is apparently scarce and localised. Although much of its habitat remains secure, it may be declining as a result of habitat loss in some areas, and this situation should be carefully monitored. It is currently considered Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Elaphrornis palliseri. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sri-lanka-warbler-elaphrornis-palliseri on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.