Ankober Serin Crithagra ankoberensis

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: Ash, 1979

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
The species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population size and its habitat is threatened and declining. The species may require downlisting to Near Threatened if it is found to be very tolerant of habitat alterations occurring within its range.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 64,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Crithagra ankoberensis. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.