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Botha's Lark Spizocorys fringillaris



Family: Alaudidae (Larks)

Authority: (Sundevall, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it is believed to have undergone a very rapid population decline owing to habitat destruction for agriculture, which is projected to continue into the future.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 60,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Spizocorys fringillaris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017.