Fly River Grassbird Poodytes albolimbatus

Family: Locustellidae (Grasshopper-warblers and grassbirds)

Authority: D'Albertis & Salvadori, 1879

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable, as its small population is divided into a handful of subpopulations within a small range and, at least locally, is in decline. However, there is little information on this species and improved knowledge of distribution and abundance could result in downlisting to Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Poodytes albolimbatus. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.