Naga Wren-babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus

Family: Timaliidae (Scimitar-babblers and allies)

Authority: (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable due to an inferred continued decline as a result of ongoing habitat clearance for agriculture and pressure from hunting. Its population size additionally remains small across the species's restricted range, in which all mature individuals are thought to occur in the same subpopulation.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Spelaeornis chocolatinus. Downloaded from on 17/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 17/05/2022.