Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis

Family: Motacillidae (Wagtails and pipits)

Authority: Rüppell, 1840

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classed as Near Threatened because it probably has a moderately small population, which is potentially in decline owing to the conversion and alteration of its grassland habitat. Evidence that suggests it has a small, declining population might qualify the species for a higher threat category.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 453,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Macronyx flavicollis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2020.