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Shelley's Crimson-wing Cryptospiza shelleyi



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This rare species has shown population declines at least locally in the past, for reasons unknown, but possibly related to ongoing deforestation and forest degradation throughout its range.. It is therefore likely to have a small, severely fragmented and declining population, and it is therefore considered Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 46,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Cryptospiza shelleyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.