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Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea



Family: Emberizidae (Buntings, American sparrows and allies)

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: 6600-11600

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 506,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Emberiza cineracea. 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.