Rufous Scrub-bird Atrichornis rufescens

Family: Atrichornithidae (Scrub-birds)

Authority: (Ramsay, 1867)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone rapid declines exceeding 50% over the last three generations primarily as a result of severe fire and drought. As a result, it is classified as Endangered.

Population size: 1850-2960, 2050

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 36,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Atrichornis rufescens. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rufous-scrub-bird-atrichornis-rufescens on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/10/2023.