VU
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei



Family: Locustellidae ()

Authority: Taczanowski, 1889

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it is likely to have a small, declining population as a result of wetland destruction in its wintering grounds, compounded by limited habitat loss on some islands where it breeds.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,080,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Locustella pleskei. 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.