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Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata



Family: Locustellidae ()

Authority: (Jerdon, 1841)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This grassland specialist has a small, rapidly declining population owing to the loss and degradation of the tall, dense grassland with wet soil on which it is totally dependent, primarily through drainage and conversion to agriculture. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,490,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Chaetornis striata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.