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Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus
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Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because the small population, which was once thought to be stable, appears to have declined at key sites since 1996, principally owing to the effects of a drought exacerbating the threat from grazing pressure.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 29,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Serinus syriacus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2017.