Dapple-throat Arcanator orostruthus

Family: Modulatricidae (Spot-throat and allies)

Authority: (Vincent, 1933)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, disjunct range, within much of which its habitat is either currently, or probably soon will be, declining in both extent and quality, leading to increasing fragmentation of its distribution (Collar and Stuart 1985). It is therefore considered Vulnerable.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,400 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Arcanator orostruthus. Downloaded from on 03/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2021.