VU
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus



Family: Locustellidae ()

Authority: (Jerdon, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, fragmented, declining range and population as a result of the clearance and modification of grasslands. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 192,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Schoenicola platyurus. 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.