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Somali Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus louisae



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because of concerns that it is has a moderately small population which may be declining owing to habitat degradation and drought. However it is very poorly known and field research is urgently needed to accurately assess its threat status.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 23,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Rhynchostruthus louisae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.