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Swamp Grass-babbler Laticilla cinerascens



Family: Pellorneidae (Ground babblers)

Authority: (Walden, 1874)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is suspected to be undergoing a very rapid decline as a result of extensive habitat loss which has fragmented its habitat. Its population is potentially fragmented into small subpopulations but the species is very rarely recorded, and is poorly known. Therefore its population size could be potentially smaller and the species may warrant uplisting in the future.



Population size: 250-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 142,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Laticilla cinerascens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2019.