Pale-throated Barbet Gymnobucco vernayi

Family: Lybiidae (African barbets)

Authority: Boulton, 1931

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered to be in continuing decline, although we can only suspect an overall rate. Population size is calculated to be below 10,000, and all individuals are considered to exist in a single subpopulation. Based on this, it is listed as Vulnerable under C2a(ii).

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 38,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Gymnobucco vernayi. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.