Red List Category
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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.
2500-9999 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome