Slender-billed Babbler Argya longirostris

Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: (Moore, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This elusive species is thought to have a small, fragmented population which is declining as a result of the extensive destruction and degradation of its tall grassland habitats. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 152,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Argya longirostris. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.