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Basra Reed-warbler Acrocephalus griseldis



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a small population which is estimated to be undergoing very rapid and continuing declines owing to extensive, and recently accelerating, drainage of its breeding habitat. Population declines are corroborated by an apparent decline in numbers trapped on migration at a ringing station.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 90,800 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP  2014

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus griseldis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.