Jackson's Widowbird Euplectes jacksoni

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1891)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is expected to experience a moderately rapid population decline during the next ten years, owing to the conversion and degradation of its grassland habitat. The species might qualify for a higher threat category if it is found that its population is undergoing at least a rapid population decline.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: stable

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

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Euplectes jacksoni. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/jacksons-widowbird-euplectes-jacksoni on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.