Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea

Family: Emberizidae (Old World Buntings)

Authority: Brehm, 1855

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known migratory species is classified as Near Threatened because its moderately small population is suspected to be declining as a result of the conversion and degradation of its habitats; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion C1. Improved information on its population size and trend may in due course lead to a reassessment of its status.

Population size: 7000-12600 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 489,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Emberiza cineracea. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/cinereous-bunting-emberiza-cineracea on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.