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Rudd's Lark Heteromirafra ruddi



Family: Alaudidae (Larks)

Authority: (Grant, 1908)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it is believed to have a small population which is projected to decline rapidly over the next three generations owing to increased habitat loss and degradation. This species may warrant uplisting in the future, pending further information regarding population declines.



Population size: 1700-3300

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 60,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Heteromirafra ruddi. 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.