Yellow-breasted Pipit Hemimacronyx chloris

Family: Motacillidae (Wagtails and pipits)

Authority: (Lichtenstein, 1842)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c; C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable since habitat loss and range contractions suggest its small population is undergoing a decline, which is expected to accelerate to a rapid pace given projected rates of habitat loss and the impacts of climate change.

Population size: 424-1210

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 92,700 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Hemimacronyx chloris. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021.