Grey-crested Helmetshrike Prionops poliolophus

Family: Vangidae (Vangas and allies)

Authority: Fischer & Reichenow, 1884

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c; C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population which is experiencing a moderately rapid and ongoing population decline, owing to the destruction and degradation of its habitat for agriculture. Evidence that the species has a small population or is undergoing a rapid population decline may qualify it for uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 70,300 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Prionops poliolophus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grey-crested-helmetshrike-prionops-poliolophus on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.