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Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush Garrulax rufifrons



Family: Leiotrichidae ()

Authority: Lesson, 1831

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Endangered following evidence that the population size is now likely to be very small following a severe decline caused by heavy trapping pressure for the cage bird trade. Urgent investigation is needed to improve understanding of this species' status and develop effective conservation interventions.



Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 22,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Garrulax rufifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.