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Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened on the basis that it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline owing to on-going habitat loss.


Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 323,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Merops mentalis. 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.