Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: Reichenow, 1901

Red List Category

Criteria: A4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline, owing to the clearance of its principal habitat for firewood. If the decline is found to be greater, the species might qualify for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 379,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dendropicos stierlingi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/stierlings-woodpecker-dendropicos-stierlingi on 29/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/11/2023.