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Taiwan Hwamei Garrulax taewanus



Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: Swinhoe, 1859

Red List Category

Criteria: A2e+3e+4e; B1ab(iii,v); C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species has been classified as Near Threatened because within its moderately small range it probably has a small population, which is inferred to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline owing largely to hybridisation with the introduced Chinese Hwamei G. canorum. It almost qualifies for a threatened listing under criteria A2e+3e+4e;B1ab(iii,v);C1+2a(ii).



Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 34,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Garrulax taewanus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018.