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Sharpe's Longclaw Macronyx sharpei



Family: Motacillidae (Wagtails and pipits)

Authority: Jackson, 1904

Red List Category

Criteria: A3bc; B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is threatened by a very rapid and continuing reduction in the extent and quality of its habitat, such that it now has a very small and highly fragmented range. Similar rates of population decline are likely. This species is therefore classified as Endangered.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 12,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Macronyx sharpei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.