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Gouldian Finch Chloebia gouldiae



Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills, grass finches, munias and allies)

Authority: (Gould, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Near Threatened because past population declines appear to have ceased, despite ongoing threats from grazing and fire management. Nevertheless, the total population remains small and is precautionarily suspected to contract to approaching 1,000 mature individuals at the end of the dry season.



Population size: 2400

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 788,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Chloebia gouldiae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.