Amber Mountain Rock-thrush Monticola erythronotus

Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: (Lavauden, 1929)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small extent of occurrence and its forest habitat is declining in both area and quality. The population is small and suspected to be declining, albeit slowly. The validity of this taxon is doubtful and it may not be recognised as a species in the future.

Population size: 3300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 410 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Afrotropical
Land-mass type - shelf island
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Monticola erythronotus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.