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Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be experiencing a moderately rapid population decline owing to the conversion and modification of its habitat. This decline is likely to continue over the next ten years owing to predicted changes in land-use. Any evidence that suggests the species is experiencing a rapid population decline might qualify it for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 245,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Mirafra cheniana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.