Rusty-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis

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Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is currently known from just a single location, rendering it susceptible to human impacts. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable. However, given its tolerance of secondary habitats it is unlikely that its population is declining, and further survey effort may reveal that it is more widespread. If this is confirmed it will warrant downlisting to Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Spelaeornis badeigularis. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016.