Anambra Waxbill Estrilda poliopareia

Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills)

Authority: Reichenow, 1902

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population which does not appear to be declining. Suitable habitat throughout the species's range is not lacking and does not appear to be threatened, but it is possible that there are particular limiting factors that are not yet known.

Population size: 1300-2300

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 120,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Estrilda poliopareia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023.