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Timor Sparrow Lonchura fuscata



Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills, grass finches, munias and allies)

Authority: (Vieillot, 1807)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because recent assessments suggest that the population may experience a moderately rapid decline as a result of habitat loss and increasing exploitation for the cagebird trade.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 43,400 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lonchura fuscata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.