VU
Yellow Bunting Emberiza sulphurata



Family: Emberizidae (Buntings, American sparrows and allies)

Authority: Temminck & Schlegel, 1848

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This bunting qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small and declining population, probably resulting from a combination of habitat loss, pesticide use and hunting throughout its range.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 232,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Emberiza sulphurata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2017.