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Pulitzer's Longbill Macrosphenus pulitzeri



Family: Macrosphenidae (Crombecs and allies)

Authority: Boulton, 1931

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is thought to have a very small population, which is inferred to be in decline owing to habitat loss and degradation; it is therefore listed as Endangered.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Macrosphenus pulitzeri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017.